Katy News

Hydrant Flushing

February 24th, 2017 by bhebert

The City of Katy Water Department will be flushing all fire hydrants on Wednesday, March 1.  The hydrant flushing will take place between  7:00 a.m.


Community Campout – March 24-25

February 24th, 2017 by bhebert

Please return the Registration Form to the Parks and Recreation Department at 901 Avenue C.  


Community Wide Garage Sale – April 29

February 21st, 2017 by bhebert

Mark your calendars!!   Keep Katy Beautiful will again sponsor the Community Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, April 29. Registration will begin April 3.  


Water Rate Increase

February 17th, 2017 by bhebert

Downtown Street Construction Project

January 7th, 2017 by Kayce Reina

Information on the Downtown Katy Square drainage and road improvement project: Lane closures will begin on Monday, January 9, 2017 Heavy construction will occur in


Morton Road Construction Update

January 6th, 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 commuters


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


9-1-1 Emergency Network Registration

April 2nd, 2013 by bhebert

Residents can now register their cell/internet phone numbers to be notified in case of an emergency situation within the local area.  For more information and


2012 Legacy Trees Announced

September 25th, 2012 by bhebert

Keep Katy Beautiful has announced the 2012 Legacy Trees.  Recognition of  Katy’s iconic, historic and oustanding trees was based on age, size, species, quality, historic


Basketball Goals Prohibited on Streets

February 1st, 2012 by bhebert

Basketball goals on public rights-of-way and streets are prohibited.  (1) Basketball goals and other like structures or devices located upon any city street, sidewalk, grass plot,