Belton Announces Temporary Changes for Facilities and Services

Belton Announces Temporary Changes for Facilities and Services
March 25, 2020
The City of Belton has adjusted its services and is temporarily restricting access to certain facilities, in support of local and state disaster declarations related to COVID-19. The changes include:

Utility Billing
  • Fees associated with paying utility bills online are suspended through at least September 30, 2020. Please pay online, if possible.
  • Lobby is closed to the public.
  • Drive-thru will be open to receive payments for both municipal court and utilities.
  • Office staff reduced to observe social distancing, with some working remotely and some rotating offices duties.
 Lena Armstrong Public Library
  • Library is closed. No curbside service.
  • With your library card enjoy these remote options:
 Parks and Recreation
  • Harris Community Center  temporarily closed to the public. Events scheduled through April 11 are canceled.
  • City parks and trails remain open. Restrooms at high use parks remain open.
  • Pavilion rentals canceled through April 11.
  • Athletic Complexes closed.
 Municipal Court 
  • All trials and hearings scheduled in March and on April 2 are rescheduled.
  • A grace period for payment plans is initiated for March and April.
 Police Department
  • Consider filing a police report online or on the phone for non-emergencies.
  • For non-emergencies call 254-933-5840.
Fire Department
  • Lobby closed to the public. All tours canceled.
  • EMS services by AMR will continue with extra precautions for caregivers.
  • To schedule an inspection contact Tami Bliven at 254-933-5882 or
  • To apply for a burn permit contact Tami Bliven at 254-933-5882 or
 Public Works
  • Brush pickup will continue.
  • Office closed to the public. 
  • Original backflow reports and copies of solid waste manifest forms will be accepted by mail instead of in-person drop-offs. Correspondence by phone is encouraged.
  • Meetings with Public Works staff is by phone or appointment only. 
 Planning Department
  • City Hall Lobby and Permit Window are closed to walk-in traffic. Please use MyPermitNow for permit requests and applications.
  • Residents may apply for permits and schedule inspections online or call 1-866-957-3764 or 254-933-5812.
  • For items such as Subdivision Plats and Plans, Zoning Changes and Variances to the Zoning Ordinance, or Certificates of Appropriateness for properties within a Historic District, please call 254-933-5812 to schedule an appointment with staff.
  • For mapping related needs and addresses, please contact James Gibson at 254-933-5890 or
  • Contact the Planning Department at 254-933-5812 or with any questions.