The City of New Orleans charges a fee for sanitation and recycling services performed by the City. This fee is included on your Sewerage and Water Board bill to minimize the cost of billing and collection. All monies collected for sanitation fees are paid to the City of New Orleans.
There are several exemptions to the sanitation fee and/or recycling fee. The general categories for exemption are:
. Large commercial or residential properties who privately contract for sanitation service and pay a Litter Abatement fee.
. Property which is vacant.
. Persons who are elderly and handicapped and meet certain income criteria.
Please note that the amount shown on your bill is the total of the rates shown below.