Did You Know
With only a few exceptions, all businesses within the City of Livingston are required to get a license, and receive a Safety Inspection Certificate (this is part of the licensing procedure). Applications for a Business License may be obtained at the City offices (110 South "B" Street), Building/Zoning offices (330 Bennett Street). The cost of a Business License is calculated according to the square footage of the establishment. All Home Occupation businesses must be approved by the Director of the Building/Planning Department.
If you don’t operate a business with a store front, you may be required to get a Specialty Business License. These would include: sidewalk vendors, non-resident vendors, non-resident merchants, resident and non-resident service providers. If you are selling or serving alcohol you are also required to get an Alcoholic Beverage License.
If you are not sure if you need a business license, please contact the Building/Planning/Code Enforcement Director at 222-0083.
The City of Livingston endeavors to obtain quality goods and services, at the lowest reasonable cost. In addition, the City has a ‘local vendor preference’ policy which provides for a 5% differential (purchases less than $5000) for businesses located in Livingston/Park County; with some exceptions for professional services. The City of Livingston advertises all of our bids, and service requests, in the Livingston Enterprise as well as on our web site.
All dogs and cats, residing within the City limits, are required to have a license. Animal licenses are due on January 1st of each year. Other than Miles Park and Mayors Landing (Moja Park), dogs are required to be on a leash, or under voice control, at all times.
Garbage is collected Monday thru Friday, including on holidays. If you are unsure of your pickup day, contact Public Works at 222-1142.
Effective July 1, 2015
|Commercial||$1.41 base charge + $3.68/per 40 lbs.per pickup|
The City maintains a municipal compost pile, at the Transfer Station, where citizens can bring yard waste, leaves, branches, and weed refuse. In addition, the City operates an automated yard waste pickup service (Green Cans) through the spring and summer of each year. For more information on the Green Can program, contact Public Works at 222-1142.
The municipal transfer station is open on Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. as well as Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to Noon. An employee will be on site to accept just about everything: household garbage, shingles, wood, construction debris, mattresses, tires, and appliances. This service is open to anyone, regardless of where they live!
The City of Livingston offers a variety of recycling options to our citizens. Please bring your products to the Recycling Center, located next to the municipal Transfer Station, at 408 Bennett, (Approximately 1/4 mile North of the City of Livingston Utility Office.)
The City of Livingston Public Works Department sends out their plowing and sanding crew when we receive 1" to 4" of snow - or receive a request from the Police Department. After 4" have accumulated we begin to plow our main snow plow routes. The City utilizes seven pieces of snow removal/sanding equipment, and will work diligently to keep main routes and emergency access points open. Serious snow events will require the piling of snow in the middle of downtown streets, which will then be hauled away during the late evening (to avoid traffic and business conflicts).
The City does not plow secondary streets. You can review a map of the City’s plowing and sanding routes click here.
Water – minimum charge of $12.88 per month, up to 1,000 gallons; after that $11.56 base charge plus $2.58 per 1,000 gallons.
Sewer – minimum charge of $21.69 per month for up to 1,000 gallons; after that $17.76 base charge plus $7.22 per 1,000 gallons.
Sewer bills are calculated on the average amount of water usage during January, February, and March of the same year.
After-Hours Utility Emergencies
In the event that you need to contact Public Works, in regard to an emergency utility issue (sewer backup, no water, etc) call 222-2050.
The City of Livingston strives to provide the highest quality, and most cost-effective, municipal services possible to our residents. In doing so, we are always available to discuss service issues, concerns, complaints, compliments, or other matters. Please feel free to use the contact information below, to initiate such a dialogue.
|Public Works (after hours)||222-2050|
City Commission meetings are held the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m., and always provide opportunity for public comment. Agendas for each meeting are available at the City/County Complex, or on the website. The meetings are also available ‘livestream’ over the internet – with DVD copies available at the City offices.