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Information for New Residents

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Moving to a new community can be the start of an exiciting adventures. However, it can also be a stressful time as many things have to be done to get basic services established. As a new resident, you may need the following information regarding city services, public utilities, and schools. You'll be pleased to learn that establishing essential services for water and sewer can be taken care of in one stop at Millbrae City Hall.

How to Set Up Water, Sewer, and Other Services

Water and sewer services may be arranged for by visiting the Finance Department customer service window in City Hall and making a request for these services. A simple form must be completed prior to setting up your service account. New customers are required to pay a $150 deposit.

Water service is currently billed based on the amount of water used plus a standard monthly service charge. This service is provided by the Millbrae Public Works Department. Sewer service is also provided by the Millbrae Public Works Department. These two services are included as a portion of your bi-monthly Millbrae Municipal Utilities bill.

Garbage Service

Garbage service is provided to Millbrae residents by the privately-owned South San Francisco Scavenger Company. In Millbrae, garbage service is required of all residences and businesses.  This firm also provides curbside recycling. You can reach them by calling 650-589-4020.

Electric and Gas Services

Electric and gas services are provided to Millbrae residents by Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E). Customers may arrange for service by calling 1-800-743-5000.

Telephone, Cable and Video Programming Services

A number of options for landline telephone service, along with cable, satellite, or Internet Protocol television programming are available to Millbrae residents. The two major service providers in Millbrae are AT&T and Comcast. Service may be arranged by calling:

  • AT&T: 800-300-5099
  • Comcast: 800-945-2288

Recreation Programs and Activities

The City offers a number of recreational activities fun classes through the Recreation Department. Click here to access the most recent activity guide. The Department may be reached at 650-259-2360.


The City of Millbrae is part of the Millbrae Elementary School District for K-8 public education, the San Mateo Union High School District for 9-12 public education, and the San Mateo Community College District for college-level education. Information regarding local public schools or colleges can be obtained by visiting the websites of the Millbrae Elementary School District and the San Mateo Union High School District.