Note: Service requests received prior to 3:00 pm are eligible for same day turn on. The city does not require you to be at the service address when activating service. Occasionally, a faucet is left on. In order to avoid water damage in these circumstances, the city will unlock the meter but leave it turned off.
The city provides garbage and recycling services to its residential customers. Each residence is provided one 90 gallon garbage tote. Recycle bins are available by request. To schedule brush or bulk item pickups, please contact Public Works at (972) 576-3414 or IESI at (972)937-8836. Weekly pickup runs between 7:00 am - 7:00 pm as follows:
The City of Red Oak adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 5.38 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $-40.57.