Katy News

Holiday Closure – May 29

May 24th, 2017 by bhebert

City Offices will be closed Monday, May 29 for the Memorial Day holiday to honor the men and women who died while serving in the

Garbage and Recycling Route Change

May 11th, 2017 by bhebert

Click for a printable flyer or map  

Hurricane Season – Be Prepared

May 11th, 2017 by bhebert


May 1st, 2017 by bhebert

Drainage Study Update

April 10th, 2017 by bhebert

April 10th City Council Meeting – Review of the April 2016 storm Click to view the City of Katy Flood Protection Study presented April 10 *May City

Amazon Fulfillment Center in Katy

March 29th, 2017 by Kayce Reina

We are pleased to officially announce that Amazon plans to build their tenth fulfillment center in Texas in the City of Katy. Katy has recently

Water Rate Increase

February 17th, 2017 by bhebert

Morton Road Construction Update

February 16th, 2017 by bhebert

  Morton Road is closed to west bound traffic from Katy Hockley Cut-Off to Katy Hockley Road for approximately 12 – 14 weeks.  West bound

Downtown Street Construction Project

January 7th, 2017 by Kayce Reina

2017/05 – UPDATE  Pavers are going in! Since construction started in February, the crew has been hard at work on our downtown street project. Phase

New Utility Payment Options

January 6th, 2017 by bhebert

Introducing J-A-C-K – the Newest Water Payment Option The City of Katy’s Utility Billing Department now offers several new features and payment options.   J-A-C-K

Help Keep Drainage Ditches and Storm Drains Clean

January 5th, 2017 by Becky McGrew

To lessen street flooding, the City asks residents and property managers to not block drainage ditches.  In addition, you can help clean the inlets and

Recycling Dates/Garbage Reminder

December 30th, 2016 by bhebert

Please note – household garbage should only be placed in the blue polycart, not in personal garbage cans.  The heavy trash truck will only pick

Franz Road Extension Project

September 26th, 2016 by bhebert

The first phase of the Franz Road expansion project will begin mid-October Phase 1 consists of a four lane concrete boulevard extension from the intersection

West Nile Virus Case

August 24th, 2016 by bhebert

August 23, 2016 Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has confirmed a positive West Nile Virus (WNV) human case in our portion of Harris County.  The

Zika Virus Facts

August 22nd, 2016 by bhebert

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel alert for people traveling to regions and certain countries where Zika virus transmission

Tree Trimming

August 9th, 2016 by bhebert

The City of Katy will be trimming low hanging branches/limbs for roadway clearance.  This is of great importance to emergency vehicle accessibility as well as

Conserve Water

July 18th, 2016 by bhebert

The City of Katy is requesting that all customers voluntarily do your part to conserve water by practicing minimum water use and irrigating lawns before 7:00

City Council Approves New Fire Chief

March 15th, 2016 by Kayce Reina

PRESS RELEASE March 15, 2016   City Council of the City of Katy Approves Ordinance Appointing new Fire Chief   At the City Council meeting

City Tax Payment Locations

January 5th, 2016 by bhebert

Effective September 1, 2015, the City of Katy will no longer accept payment of your property taxes at City Hall.  Your City of Katy tax

What is Stormwater Pollution?

December 9th, 2015 by bhebert

Stormwater runoff is a leading cause of pollution in our lakes and streams and educating our citizens about the causes and effects of pollution is

KDA & Sueba Finalize Partnership for Boardwalk District

October 8th, 2015 by Kayce Reina

Katy Development Authority and Sueba USA Corporation Finalize Partnership to Develop the Boardwalk District   (Katy, Texas) October 8, 2015 – The City of Katy

City Tax Office Closed September 1

August 21st, 2015 by bhebert

  Katy City Council recently voted to consolidate property tax collections by joint-venturing with the Harris and Fort Bend County Tax Assessor-Collectors’ offices. Starting this

Outdoor Siren Testing

July 28th, 2015 by bhebert

Beginning July 31, the City will resume testing the three remaining outdoor sirens at Noon on the last Friday of each month. The warning sirens

Morton Road Expansion

June 22nd, 2015 by bhebert

The City of Katy will soon begin the expansion of Morton Road from Katy Hockley Cut-Off westward to Pitts Road.  This project has been in

Water Line Replacement Insurance

December 18th, 2014 by bhebert

Katy residents have reported receiving mail solicitations for water line replacement insurance.  This insurance is not from the City and is not endorsed by the City

Power Outage Notification

July 11th, 2014 by bhebert

A new service tool from our partner, CenterPoint Energy, delivers email, text and/or phone call notifications when your power goes out.  Get signed up today!

Commercial Businesses

September 10th, 2013 by bhebert

All new Commercial businesses, including those opening in existing buildings, are required to have a Certificate of Occupancy prior to opening.  A Commercial Certificate of Occupancy application

Report City Code Violations

July 11th, 2013 by bhebert

Rain and sun, rain and sun!!! Everything is growing! Just a reminder to Katy residents that keeping grass mowed is required by City Ordinance. Anything

Visit Katy’s Museums

July 4th, 2013 by bhebert

The Katy Heritage Museum has displays featuring vintage farming equipment and artifacts from Katy’s agricultural and pioneering history.  Located at 6002 George Bush Drive, the

Mosquito Spraying

May 14th, 2013 by bhebert

Effective May 14th, the City of Katy Public Works Department will begin weekly mosquito spraying operations. West Nile Virus cases usually occur in the late