City Hall

215 Chester Avenue | Mon-Fri | 8:00 am-4:30 pm
(573) 264-2157 | (573) 264-4281

The following services are offered at City Hall:

  • Water,sewer, and trash payments
    - Utilities
  • Business License and Contractor License
    - Licenses
  • Construction/Trash Dumping Permits
    - Public Works
  • Property and real estate taxes
    - Taxes
  • Pet License
  • Distribution of recycle bins
  • Notary Services
  • Copying / Faxing
  • Court Clerk's Office

Water, Sewer and Trash Payment

Pay your residential or commercial water bill instantly online. We no longer accept PayPal payments, instead just simply use your credit/debit card through our new online system. It's easy and secure to use. There is a convenience fee for using a credit/debit card, it's the same whether you pay online or at City Hall.

You will need the City Municipal Code as well as your account number to Register your Water, Sewer and Garbage On-line Bill and Pay.
Municipal Code = ScottCityMO780

Setup Automatic Bill Payment

If you would like to setup automatic ACH bank draft payments for your water bill then please click the Water Department ACH Bank Draft Form link below to print the required form. You will need to bring the completed form into City Hall with a voided check.

If you need to setup New Residential Water Services you will need to come into City Hall and complete the Customer Information Form, or download it and pay your deposit.

Water Security Deposits are $150 for renters, and $75 for property owners.

City Administration

Scott City Council

Pictured from left to right: John Doe, Randy Smith, Jane Doe, Paula Aberdeen, Christopher Roland, Marty Faucet

Landlord Information

All landowners of rental property must fill out an updated registration form every year and returned to City Hall by July 1st of each year.

  • Inspections must be done every 48 months or in between tenants. 
  • Building Inspector will call landowners to set up an appointment for your inspection for each address. 
  • You will receive information on your inspection. If your inspection fails you will have 30 days to bring your inspected address up to the Guidelines of the Housing Quality Standards. 
  • After your inspection, there will be an inspection fee for each address of $50.00. 
  • For more information about the guidelines and stipulations on rental property ( Ordinance 540.000 )
  • Rental House Registration icon

    Form I

    Rental House Registration

  • Inspection List icon

    Form II

    Inspection List

  • Rental List icon

    Form III

    Rental List

Information and Payments for City Taxes

Please check out the delinquent tax list to see if you currently owe city taxes. If your name is on the list and you need more information then please contact us at 573-264-2157!

If your name is on the list and you have since paid your taxes then you can contact us about having your name removed.
Click on the delinquent tax list link below to see the List.
Delinquent Personal Property Tax-Update 3-26-2019

Follow Up with Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns please email us at and we will reach out to you soon as possible or visit our contact page.