Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

10 Most Asked Questions at City Hall

  1. Where do I call for a tag? 662-746-1583
  2. When is my garbage going to be picked up?
    • Friday: East of Jerry Clower Blvd to Fifteenth Street North to Clubview Apts.
    • Tuesday: Fifteenth Street South to Third Street; East Side of Martin Luther King Blvd to West Side of Grady
    • Wednesday: Third Street Northside Broadway Westside Martin Luther King to Wise Street to West Jerry Clower Blvd
    • Thursday: Jonestown; Hwy 3; Magnolia; South of Broadway from Jerry Clower Blvd to West City Limits including Downtown
  3. What is the number to City Barn? 662-746-5121
    • Police Dept? 662-746-1131
    • Building Inspector? 662-746-4743 or 662-590-6108
  4. How do I attain a privilege license and how much it cost? Privilege license are obtained through City Hall and depends on the nature of the business.
  5. Who is my Alderman?
    • Ward 1 Ronald Johnson
    • Ward 2 Dr. Jack Varner
    • Ward 3 Gregory Robertson
    • Ward 4 Aubrey Brent Jr
  6. Who is the City Attorney? Lilli Evans-Bass
  7. How much is a cemetery plot?
    • PURCHASE of CEMETERY LOTS
      1. For residents of Yazoo City: for each grave space $300.00 per space, $300.00 for perpetual care and $13.00 fee for recording the deed, for a total $613.00 per space.
      2. For residents of Yazoo County: for each grave space $375.00 per space, $375.00 for perpetual care and $13.00 fee for recording the deed, for a total of $763.00 per space.
      3. For persons residing outside of Yazoo County but within the State of Mississippi: for each grave space $500.00, $500.00 for perpetual care and $13.00 for recording the deed, for a total of $1,013.00.
      4. For persons residing outside of the State of Mississippi: for each grave space $500.00 per space, $500.00 for perpetual care and $13.00 fee for recording the deed, for a total of $1,013.00 per space.
    • OPENING and CLOSING GRAVES
      1. Weekdays, 8:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. (funeral) processions are expected to arrive in the cemetery 8:00 A.M. or later and funeral services must be over by 3:00 P.M: $450.00 and after 3:00 P.M.: $500.00.
      2. Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays and on hours other than regular workdays: $500.00.
      3. A service for an infant (being in a casket of 36 inches or less): $100.00.
      4. Pauper: $50.00. Regular workdays only.
      5. CREMATIONS: $100.00.
        ADOPTED FEBRUARY 9, 2009
    • FOR RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS
      Lots one (1) through 655, inclusive of Block E, Glenwood Addition, Glenwood Cemetery, see Minute Book 15, Page 214.
  8. How can I get on the agenda for the Board meeting? Come to City Hall and fill out an Agenda Request Form
  9. Who do I talk to about water in the streets and drainage? Street Superintendent
  10. Who is the City Clerk?  Mario Edwards is the City Clerk
  11. Who should I contact regarding Animal Control?  David Rogers- 662-590-2725     His hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8am-5pm and Tuesday and Thursday 9am-6pm   Please click on link for the Animal Control ordinance.   https://library.municode.com/ms/yazoo_city/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=PTIICOOR_CH5ANFO