Taxes and Licenses

Garbage Collection Delinquency

Garbage and Trash

Selma, Alabama Code of Ordinances, Chapter 20:

  • Mandatory public participation. A mandatory residential garbage collection, hauling and disposal service shall be conducted and performed within the city by the city or an independent waste contractor in accordance with the terms of the existing contract with the city.
  • It is mandatory for all residential premises, family units, occupants, or persons, etc., within the corporate limits of the city to which municipal garbage selection services are made available to participate in and subscribe to the city’s garbage system, pursuant to the provisions of this article and pay to the city or its contractor such fees and charges for the same as are established herein. Martin Environmental Services is the designated Garbage Provider

 

On-Time Payments

Contact Information

Garbage Ordinance

  • Link to the Ordinance
  • 13 March 2022, The Re-Engineered Garbage Ordinance will take effect
    • Major Changes
      • Property Owners will be responsible for the payment of Garbage Bill Martin Environmental Services for their respective occupied properties.
      • Occupants who are not the property owner will no longer be responsible for payments to Martin Environmental Services. The property owner will be responsible.
      • Garbage Exemptions will be honored for the property owner only.
      • Property Owners who become delinquent will make delinquent payments to the City of Selma.

Delinquent Payments

  • Methods: Credit Card, Check, Cash
  • Mail: PO Box 450 Selma, AL 36702
  • Phone: (334) 874-2112 or (334) 874-2113
  • Drop Box Location: 1103 Selma Ave, Selma, AL 36701 (Connected to the Book Drop on the Washington Street side of the library)

Garbage Explanation – Public Service Announcement

The City Council has adopted an Ordinance that transitioned payment responsibility from Non-property owners to property owners.

On March 13, 2022, Liberty Disposal began sending the Garbage bill for the property to the property owner who is listed for the property.

The property owner will be responsible for paying Liberty Disposal through the following methods:

Online: www.ldi89.com
Phone: (334) 782-1702
Drop Box Location: 212B Highland Ave, Selma, AL 36701

What Now

Property Owner

If You Receive a Bill for an Empty Lot

Property Owner

Provide the following statement in the email

  • Name: Property Owner Name Address: Property Address
  • Statement: The property located at XXXX Selma Ave is an empty lot. Please do not issue a garbage can or bill for this location.-

Bill for Vacant Property

Property Owner

Provide the following statement in the email

  • Name: John X Doe Address: XXXX Selma Ave Selma, Al 36701

Statement: The property located at XXXX Selma Ave is vacant at this time. Please do not issue a garbage can or bill for this location. I understand it is my responsibility to notify LDI once the property is occupied.

Automatic Payments

Non-Property Owner

  • If you have automatic payments for your service – Please contact Martin Environmental Services to stop the payment.

Contact Information

Garbage Exemption

  • You must apply between October 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022. 

    Step one:  Initial questions

    Criteria to be eligible:

    Must answer “Yes” to all

    1 – Are you the property owner for the property that you are applying for the garbage exemption? 


    2 – Is Social Security your “Sole” source of income?

    3 – Do you currently have Garbage Service at the property that you are applying for the garbage exemption?

    If you answer yes to all, please fill out the application and upload all the supporting documents. 

    Step 2: Fill out the application and add your documents. 


    Application: https://form.jotform.com/CityofSelma/garbage-exemption-application 

    Link to Social Security Award Letter: https://www.ssa.gov/

    Proof of Property Ownership: www.selmatax.com

    Step 3: Receive an approval or denial from the Tax and License Department. 

Return to Tax and License

 

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Aaron Roper

Tax Collector

Contact

Address

Tax & License 
222 Broad Street
Selma, AL 36701

Hours

Monday-Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Phone

(334) 874-2112
(334) 874-2113

Email

taxsupport@selma-al.govc.davis@ldi89.com
j.lawrence@ldi.com
callcenter@ldi89.com

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OFFICE CLOSURE NOTICE!

Due to the threat of severe weather, all non-essential city services will be closed on Friday, March 18, 2022.  The City will continue to monitor the situation and depending on the severity of the event may make further changes to hours of operation. 

The Selma Police & Fire Departments will be on regular duty and Public Works will be on call working diligently to address issues as they occur, along with reporting issues to the Alabama Department of Transportation and local utility companies.

Residents are encouraged to stay informed and take proper precautions.  Please stay off roadways as conditions, power lines, and/or trees may be impacted.

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