New Resident Information
New to Emeryville?
Here is information on basic city services:
Cable Television Service
Comcast is the City’s franchised cable television operator. ETV-Channel 27, the City’s cable television channel is broadcast through Comcast. Residents also have the option of selecting an alternative satellite or other type of television service.
Solid Waste Management Service
Waste Management of Alameda County (WMAC)
Residential and commercial garbage collection services are provided by WMAC. All properties in Emeryville must have WMAC provided garbage service.
Residential and small business recycling service is provided free as part of garbage service through Waste Management of Alameda County (WMAC). For information on the City’s recycling efforts, as well as what, where, and how you can recycle, go to the City’s Environmental Programs webpage. Recycling services may also be provided through an alternative provider.
Davis Street Transfer Station
To rent temporary dumpsters/bins, including for construction/demolition debris call 1 (800) DUMPSTER.
City of Berkeley Transfer Station
Waste may also be dropped off at the City of Berkeley Transfer Station (garbage, recycling, large items) located at 1201 Second Street (just off of the I-80 Gilman St. exit) in Berkeley. Open Monday-Saturday: 8am. – 4:30pm.
Gas & Electric
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), a private utility, provides gas and electric services in Emeryville. If you are moving into Emeryville, please let PG&E know one week before you will need service at your new address. Call 1(800) PGE-5000 for 24/7 customer service or to report an emergency, such as a tree limb fallen onto an electrical line. Call 1(800) 743-5002 to report an electrical outage.
Water / Sewer
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) provides water service and sanitary sewer service to Emeryville. Service fees are based upon water consumption.
Sign up for the City’s ENEWS (2nd/4th Fridays electronic newsletter) to stay up to date on current City issues and events. Sign up for the City’s Recreation Guide to know about youth, adult, and senior programs, including swimming, tai chi/yoga, dance, after school/school break programs, field sports, and more. You may also sign up to receive City Council / Redevelopment Agency meeting agendas or to receive Planning Commission meeting agendas.