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​City Services

​​​​​It's the behind-the-scenes services that keep our lives running smoothly. So whether it's making sure clean water flows out of your tap, collecting your curbside trash and recyclables, issuing a building permit, or any number of other city services, you'll find the information you need here.


Animal Control: Animal control contact information, animal complaints and problems.

Building Permits/Inspections: Licenses, permits, building guides, advisories, and more.

Code Compliance: Neighborhood preservation, graffiti removal, city adopted codes and standards.

The Cone Zone: Information regarding lane closures and detours impacting Thornton, RTD FasTracks, iWatch speed awareness, and more.

Electric & Gas Utility: Depending on your location, electric and gas services are provided to residents of Thornton by Xcel Energy or United Power.

Report a Concern: Thornton residents now have access to the City 24/7 with Thornton Connected. This service lets you access dozens of "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQs) to find your answers by clicking on the links to the most common topics.

Snow Removal: Storm updates, what streets get first attention, maps of plowing routes, and more.

Trash & Recycling: Trash & recycle guidelines, collection calendars, bulk pickups, and more.

Utility Billing: Pay your bill online, sign up for eBill, or find out about rates, billing options, and direct debit plans.

Water: Water rates, water conservation, water treatment, and more.