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City of Bushnell, Florida

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Utilities - Water, Electric, Wastewater

 UTILITIES DEPARTMENT
"Your Hometown Public Power Provider"

601 E. Seminole Avenue
PO Box 115
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-8012

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

****Please contact the Customer Service Department for any service related questions at:
(352) 793-2591

 

The Utilities Department is under the direction of the Utilities Director who oversees the planning, budgeting and operation of all of the divisions. Mr. Bruce Hickle serves as the Utilities Director and has held this position since 2003. His staff of eight is responsible for the operation, maintenance and construction of the various utilities.

The Utilities Department of the City of Bushnell Consists of Three Divisions: (Click on each division for more information)


The City of Bushnell Utilities Department provides electric, water and wastewater services to both residential and commercial customers.The department is responsible for the daily operations of, repair and maintenance of, and new construction of these three utilities.

The electrical distribution system is designed to provide retail power to customers within the Bushnell area.In addition to the electric services, the City owns and operates a fiber system providing limited broadband services to its own locations and to other government offices in the area.

The water distribution system consists of two water plants within the city limits of Bushnell, and one that is located in Sumterville. These three plants are operated to deliver quality water to the residents and commercial customers of Bushnell and to the commercial district of Sumterville.

Additionally, the City of Bushnell owns and operates two wastewater treatment plants. Sewer services are available to many Bushnell residents and commercial customers. The City also provides sewer services to Sumterville though a series of lift stations and individual pump stations. Similar services have been made available to the City of Webster through a wholesale agreement that allows Webster’s wastewater to flow to The City of Bushnell David Hanson Wastewater Treatment Facility.

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Wastewater Division

 

UTILITIES DEPARTMENT

WASTEWATER DIVISION
601 E. Seminole Ave.
PO Box 115
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-8012
Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

***Please contact the Customer Service Department for any service related questions at:
(352) 793-2591



PART III. SEWER SYSTEM

DIVISION 1. IN GENERAL

Sec. 27-185. Initial Sewer Service Availability.

Sewer service will be provided to those parcels of property having existing structures or receiving site plan approval upon commencement of commercial operation being defined as June 19, 2003, and the following 180 days thereafter, where the City engineer has provided for service connections in the original design of the sewer system.

 

Where a developed parcel or proposed development with approved site plan is desiring to connect to the City wastewater system, but no connection is provided for in the engineering drawings, the owner may connect at his or her own expense in reaching or connecting to the wastewater system during the same 180 day period.

 

Service under this section will be made available without regard to the standard payment for connection or capacity reservation fees providing capacity is deemed available by the City. The concurrency requirements of the City of Bushnell Comprehensive Plan will be utilized to determine a waiver of capacity reservation charge on a per development basis. Customer will be responsible for plumbing cost associated with septic system abandonment and connection to the service at the property line, plus any applicable City deposit for sewer services.

 


Sec. 27-190. Request for Sewer Service Only.

If a commercial business establishment, multiple-family dwelling, apartment house, motel, hotel, trailer court or other unit, which is not being serviced by City metered water, requests only sewer service, such account must receive approval from the City Council prior to receiving such service. Customer shall be charged for sewer usage for such gallonage, which is estimated by the City to be disposed of through the sanitary sewers of the City by the account holder. An approved method of measuring sewer gallonage must be established and maintained at the expense of the account holder.

 

 

FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION – USE THE LINKS BELOW:

 

Wastewater Commercial Rates

Wastewater Residential Rates

ERU

 

For more information, contact the Wastewater Division.

Police Department

CITY OF BUSHNELL POLICE

SERVICE NOW PROVIDED BY THE SUMTER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

1010 N. Main St
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-2621

As of October 1, 2012 the Sumter County Sheriff's Office has been providing service for the City of Bushnell's Police Department. The Sumter County Sheriff's Office serves the community on a 24 hour basis, 365 days a year by performing such duties as: regular patrol, calls for assistance, working traffic, and investigating crimes, along with other police duties.

Contact the Sumter County Sheriff's Office by calling the non-emergency number at 352-793-2621 or 352-569-1600.

For more information, please visit their website at: http://www.sumtercountysheriff.org/

Public Works - Parks and Recreation, Streets and Sanitation Services

 PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

211 Southland Place
PO Box 115
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-3907

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

 
The Public Works Department of the City of Bushnell Consists of Three Divisions: (Click on each division below for more information)

 

 
The Public Works Department collects all refuse and maintains all streets, infrastructure, parks and landscaping in the City of Bushnell.

The Public Works Director acts as the department head over all three divisions. Mr. Michael Eastburn is the Director of Public Works and has been an employee of the City of Bushnell since 1997. Mr. Eastburn's staff of nine is responsible for the maintenance, repairs and upgrades to various municipal facilities.

 
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Planning and Land Development

PLANNING AND LAND DEVELOPMENT
117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue
PO Box 115
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-2591

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

The City of Bushnell Planning and Land Development Department is responsible for:

  • Comprehensive Plan amendments and updates
  • Designation of land use and zoning of newly annexed parcels within the City of Bushnell
  • Processing special exemptions and variances
  • Working with the Board of Adjustment and Code Enforcement (BACE)

Contact Planning and Land Development: Click Here

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