To serve you better, we've assembled a list of our residents' most frequently asked questions. If you don't find your answer here, feel free to contact us.

Frequently Asked Questions

City Hall

What hours is City Hall open?

City Hall is open from 8am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

Application Process

I am interested in applying for a job with the City of Guyton, what do I do?

You will need to fill out an application if available.  Please ensure you meet the qualifications for the position you wish to be considered for.  If you would like to include a resume, simply attach it to the completed application. You may mail or drop off the application at City Hall.  Interviews will be scheduled accordingly.

Does the City of Guyton hire part time employees?

Yes, we do hire part time employees.  Availability of these positions will be posted here when available.

Building Permits & Inspections

What is the process for getting a building permit?

Take a moment to read all required information provided. Then print and fill out the building permit application form and return to city hall.  Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to give us a call or send us an email.  We will be happy to help you.

Sanitation & Recycling

When are the garbage collection days for my street?

Trash is collected every Monday.  Recycling is picked up every other Wednesday.

Water Utilities

How could I have used this much water?

You may not have - the numbers on your meter may have been transposed or hard to read. You could possibly have a leaky toilet or faucet that's difficult to detect. Just call the office and we'll work with you to solve the problem.

My bill is past due can I get an extension?

Please contact our office and a one-time extension will be extended to you for extenuating circumstances.

What do I do if I am experiencing low pressure?

Check your meter and the surrounding area for possible leaks. Next, call our office and report low pressure for your area.

Why do I have a previous balance when I know I sent in my payment?

We may have received it after the due date or we may not have received it at all. Call our office and we will help you solve the problem.

Why is my water discolored?

A repair could have been completed recently allowing air to enter the line, causing the milky look.


During what hours are City Hall open?

City Hall is open every weekday except for holidays approved by the City of Guyton or during weather emergencies from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm.

How do I initiate water and/or sewer service with the City of Guyton?

The Guyton Water/Sewer/Garbage Application for Service must be completed and submitted to the City of Guyton WaterWorks Clerk along with the connection fee.

When is garbage, recycle and limbs picked up?

For your convenience, here is the 2019 collection schedule.

What are the water, sewer, sanitation and impact fees for the City of Guyton?

Water, Sewer, Sanitation, Impact Fees for 2019 

How do I obtain a business license for the City of Guyton?

The Guyton Business License Application must be submitted to the staff at Guyton City Hall.

How do I obtain a building permit for the City of Guyton?

A Building Permit Application must be completed and submitted along with two (2) copy of construction plans to the staff at Guyton City Hall. Building Permit Fees

How do I obtain information from the City regarding an Open Records Request?

All Open Records Request should be emailed to [email protected].

Does the City of Guyton participate in the E-Verify program?

Yes, we do. Our ID # is 227149.

May I obtain a copy of the latest quality water report?

2020 Water Quality Report

How do I bid on City of Guyton Surplus Property?

When relevant, specifics on surplus items along with a Bid Package will be posted to our website.

Do I need a permit to move or place a Mobile Home in Guyton?

Yes. Please fill out the Guyton Mobile Home Placement Permit Application.

New Resident Resources

How do I sign up to receive Alerts and News & Notices?

Simply click the "Sign Up for Alerts" button located ……fill out the brief form with your preferred contact information and click submit

Where do I go to vote?

All City elections are conducted by the City of Guyton please visit the elections page for locations and upcoming election information.