Welcome to Tyler, Texas!

Welcome to the City of Tyler!  Tyler is an economic hub in northeast Texas - and the Rose Capital of the United States. 

On the City of Tyler website, you will discover everything you need to know concerning Tyler municipal government, including City services, City Council meetings, City employment opportunities, recreational opportunities and more. Our goal is to provide you with the latest and most accurate City news and information. 

Please don't hesitate to call us if you can't find what you are looking for at (903) 531-1100.

VISION To be the standard for performance excellence in local government.


MISSION To be a results-oriented service organization with a focus on responsiveness, efficiency, sound financial management and quality service to our citizens.
Protesting Liberty Utilities rate increase

The City of Tyler will host a press conference regarding the proposed Liberty Utilities rate increase on Monday, Sept. 19 at 2 p.m. at City Hall, second floor State Room.

Liberty Utilities, which provides wastewater services to nearly 3,800 Smith County residents under the names of Tall Timbers Sewer and Woodmark Sewer, has recently announced a significant rate increase that will occur over the next several months. The first rate hike will go into effect on November 1, 2016 and the second will occur on March 1, 2017. Customers of single-family residences in Tyler that are served by Liberty Utilities will see their monthly rate increase from $27.75 per month to $96.38 per month after the final increase next March. Smith County homeowners will see increases ranging from 44% to 75% next March depending on where they live.

Liberty Utilities customers, both inside the City of Tyler city limits and outside the city limits, can protest the proposed rate increase by following these instructions:

 Inside City Limits Customers:
1. Complete the Protest Form.  For those who do not have one, click here to download the Inside City Limits Customer Protest Form.

2. Mail one (1) copy to the City of Tyler City Manager’s Office:

Edward Broussard
City Manager - City of Tyler
212 N. Bonner Ave.
Tyler, TX 75702

Outside City Limits Customers:
1. Complete the Protest Form.  For those who do not have one, click here to download the Outside City Limits Customer Protest Form.
2. Mail the original and ten (10) copies (eleven total) to the Public Utility Commission at:

Filing Clerk
Public Utility Commission of Texas
1701 N. Congress Ave.
P.O. Box 13326
Austin, TX 78711-3326

Download the City of Tyler app today!

The City of Tyler’s Information Technology Department developed a new phone app that gives the public access to a plethora of helpful tools and features. Those who download this free app can report a City issue, such as pothole or code violation, connect with City Leaders, get the latest City news, access real-time public transit updates, find nearby destinations and events and more all with the touch of a screen!


Individuals are encouraged to download this app for free by searching for “City of Tyler” within their mobile app store.



Tyler Talks Trash
Customers can type in their address in the new Tyler Talks Trash app or the widget to find out when to set out their trash and recycling bins. The calendar will include changes to the schedule including holidays and bad weather changes.  Residents may also request alert messages telling them when their trash day is coming. Click here to find out more.  
City of Tyler Budget Information

For information about the tax rate and public hearings, please click here.

For information about the proposed 2016/2017 budget presentation, please click here.

For information about the proposed 2016/2017 budget, please click here.

To view the adopted 2016/2017 budget, please watch for its link here.

To view previous years' budgets, follow this link: Budget

Notice of Tax Revenue Increase Form 50-198. Click here.

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Beauty and Business Award

Keep Tyler Beautiful is seeking the public’s help in nominating local businesses for the fourth quarter Beauty and the Business Award. The Beauty and Business Award recognizes businesses in the community for their improvement, upkeep, cleanliness and beautification efforts.

By awarding those businesses who keep their property beautiful and clean, Keep Tyler Beautiful hopes to motivate others in the city to do the same. Community beautification takes the cooperation of all residents of Tyler.

Board members examine different aspects of the business, such as:
Store front is inviting with the use and upkeep of greenery, such as grass, trees, shrubs and/or flowers along with benches, trash cans and/or chairs.
1. Parking area is litter free.
2. Store front has attractive signs.
3. Dumpster and trash areas are clean and tidy.
4. Old, unused bulky items are not stored around or behind the store, i.e. equipment, furniture or supplies.
5. Building front is in good shape with clean paint or bricks

From now until Oct. 10, the public is invited to nominate a business by uploading a photo of the business to the City of Tyler’s social media pages (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) using the hashtag #TylerBeautyandBusiness or emailing the photo to Rachel Northcutt, Keep Tyler Beautiful community coordinator, at The winner of the award will be presented a certificate and yard sign from the Keep Tyler Beautiful Board.