City of Bevil Oaks Texas

Utilities & Other Important Information for ALL Residents...

Police Department:  City of Bevil Oaks falls under the jurisdiction of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.  For emergencies, dial 911.  For non-emergencies, call (409) 835-8411.  Jefferson County now also has a sub-station located at 7390 Sweetgum inside the Civic Center.  

Fire: City of Bevil Oaks' residents are in the Jefferson County Emergency #1 District, with a fire station located here in Bevil Oaks at the corner of Sweetgum and River Oaks Blvd.  In an emergency, dial 911.  They are always looking for new volunteers, so please consider volunteering today!

Water:  The City of Bevil Oaks own our own water wells.  In the event you have any questions, issues or concerns regarding your water, please contact the office at (409) 753-2126 (located at 7525 Sweetgum Rd., inside City Hall) during office hours of Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and on Friday's from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.  In the event of an AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY only, please contact Utility Specialists at (409) 755-7377.  We contract out our water and sewer services, so please understand if you call them out after hours, it could result in you being billed for the service performed. Want to know how to pay your bill online?  CLICK HERE.  
PLEASE NOTE: We receive questions about water bills all the time.  Please see the attached form explaining how to read your water bill here:  CLICK HERE

Sewer:  The sewer project is now COMPLETE!!!!  As with the water listed above, all sewer related items are to go through the office, or for emergencies you may contact Utility Specialists after hours only.  

Garbage:  Waste Connections, formerly IESI, provides trash pickup for the City of Bevil Oaks.  Payments and all contact goes through them, not the City.  Trash pickup currently takes place on Fridays, and we do not have large trash and debris pickup.  You can contact them directly at (409) 246-4022.  The City of Bevil Oaks does, however, schedule two trash days a year, usually in the spring and fall.

Mail:  Mail delivery for Bevil Oaks' residents come from the Tobe Hahn Post Office, located at 3910 North Dowlen Rd., Beaumont, TX 77706.  You can contact them at (409) 898-0168.

Electric:  Entergy provides electric service to the City.  You can contact them at 1-800-368-3749.


Phone:  AT&T provides land line phone services to the City.  You can contact them at 1-800-288-2020 or online at www.att.com.  

Gas:  CenterPoint Energy provides gas services to the City.  You can contact them at 1-800-752-8036.

Cable/Satellite/Internet:  NewWave Communications, Dish Network, DirectTV, and in some areas, AT&T is available in our area.  You can reach them at the following:
NewWave Communications: 1-866-754-7871 or www.cmaaccess.com
Dish Network: 1-855-318-0572 or www.dish.com
DirectTV: 1-800-531-5000 or www.directtv.com
AT&T: 1-800-288-2020 or www.att.com


Construction:  Construction DOES require permits inside Bevil Oaks.  Please contact City Hall to see what permits are required and if there is a cost associated with it.  Some permits are free of charge.  ALL construction within a floodplain requires a floodplain permit.  Please note:  Permits are NOT issued the same day.  There is at least a 48 hour turn around to be reviewed and inspected, and sometimes longer depending on the permit. Contact City Hall for any and all questions at (409) 753-1475.  You MUST obtain the permit BEFORE starting construction, or fees double.  The City of Bevil Oaks has a Code Enforcement Officer who does ride around and will check on new construction and/or remodeling and make sure permits have been pulled.

Code Enforcement & Municipal Court:  The City of Bevil Oaks has our own Code Enforcement Officer.  They look for issues such as found in the City Ordinances, that can be found on this website.  Many items can be fixed quickly, such as picking up trash, or mowing the lawn.  In the event you receive a letter from the Code Enforcement Officer, please correct the issue listed, and contact City Hall to inform them of the action taken.  In the event the item in question is not corrected, after a period of time set forth in the ordinances and by state law, you could be taken to our municipal court.  No one wants to ever get to this point, including our Code Enforcement Officer.
 

Taxes: Residents pay real estate and personal property taxes based on the assessed valuation of their home and properties.  Taxes are billed and paid with the Jefferson County Appraisal District, located at 461 South 4th Street, Beaumont, TX 77705.  You can also reach them at (409) 727-4611.  Please also see the attached letter regarding taxes out here in Bevil Oaks:  CLICK HERE