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Any commercial establishment that prepares food should have a grease trap. This also includes any commercial business and catering service activity conducted within a residential or commercial-zoned property.
View the "Brownsburg Zoning Ordinance".
View the Sign Standards in the Town’s Municipal Code and the ordinance number is 155.295.
The Brownsburg Police Department is a 24-hour operation. The administrative offices are open from 7:30 am to 4 pm. Monday through Friday. Administrative offices are closed on holidays.
Visit our registration site here to get started! Summer camp registration opens in February. Mark your calendars because spots fill very quickly!
Yes! When you register for camp online, you will be given the choice to pay in full or to set up a payment plan. If you opt for a payment plan, you will need to pay a non-refundable $25 deposit upfront to reserve your child’s spot. The remaining camp fees will be due the Monday prior to week of camp that you registered for.
We can't wait for your child to start their summer with us! Here are the essentials that your child should bring with them every day of camp:
Electronics, cell phones, and other toys from home should be left at home. Campers will be engaging in active outdoor activities and projects that may get messy. Please consider sending your child in clothes that are appropriate for warmer weather, can get a bit dirty, and that they can run and play in. Be sure to watch for any emails or text messages from camp staff regarding any other daily needs throughout the week!
Adventure Camp programming for Explorers (6-8 year olds) & Pathfinders (9-12 year olds) take place at Cardinal and Delaware Trail Elementary School.
Adventure Camp programming for Trailblazers (12-16 year olds) begins and ends at Cardinal Elementary for drop-off and pick-up, but mainly takes place at East Middle School.
Located at the front entrance of both Cardinal and Delaware Trail Elementary. Explorers (6-8 year olds) will now use the Delaware Trail entrance for drop-off and pick-up. Pathfinders (9-12 year olds) and Trailblazers (12-16 year olds) will now use the Cardinal Entrance for drop-off and pick-up. Any family that has children in both age groups may use Cardinal's entrance.
Drop-Off Procedures: Drop-off hours begin at 6:30 AM and end at 9:00 AM. Parents, please accompany your child to the building to sign your child into the program.
Pick-up Procedures: Pick-up hours will begin at 4:30 PM and end at 6:00 PM. Please make your best effort to pick-up your child prior to 6:00 PM. Those who arrive after the program closes will be charged a Late Pick-up Fee of $1 per minute for every minute past 6:00 PM. When you arrive, please text your child's POD leader so that staff can get your child ready to leave and meet you at the entrance. Authorized pick-ups will be required to show a photo ID upon pick-up.
Each program has a full-time BASE Site Manager that is dedicated to providing quality customer service and support on any questions concerning your child's experience, invoicing and accounts.
We offer before and after-school care for every elementary school in Brownsburg Community School Corporation. Just look for our BASE Door stickers at each entrance!
When dropping off your child in the morning, please walk your child to the entrance and sign your child in using our program tablet. For pick-up in the afternoon, please specify which individuals are authorized to pick up your child on our registration portal and keep this current. Have a last-minute change? Communicate this with your BASE Site Manager by texting/calling the program phone. For the safety of each participant, our registration software requires a 5-digit security code or a photo ID from an authorized pick-up to pick up your child each day.
If you would like to change or cancel your B.A.S.E. registration, you are required to submit a Refund Request Form and submit it for approval.
Review our Refund Policy and fill out a refund request form here.
For those who've registered using the flexible "Pick Your Days" option, requests for a schedule change or withdraw can be made from our registration software, Eleyo. Schedule changes or withdraws must be made in advance and can only be made for dates that have not yet been invoiced. Once a date has been invoiced, changes can no longer be made to that date. Weekly invoices for BASE are sent every Wednesday for the following week with payments due on Monday.
BASE is not offered during school breaks, however our Out of School Day Camps are! Looking for full day programming for your child when school is out? Look no further! We've got you covered! To learn more about our camp programs, click here.
Separate registration is required to participate. Register early, these spots fill up fast!
Yes! BCSC and Town employees qualify for a discount for BASE & PEAK programming. To qualify, you must provide a copy of your current staff ID as proof of employment using our Employee Discount application form. Click here to apply.
School 2-hour Delays: BASE will open at 6:30 am and remain open until the start of the school day for no additional charge.
School Cancellations: If Brownsburg Community School Corporation cancels school, BASE & PEAK will also be cancelled. Parents will be notified via email and text. Refunds will be offered as online credit that can be used towards any future Brownsburg Parks youth programs.
Scholarships and Financial Aid are available to qualified applicants based upon the current Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines each school year. Please submit a completed scholarship application with all the required documents in order for your application to be processed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Scholarships are only good for one school year. Click here to fill out our online application!
You can access your tax receipts from our registration software by logging into your account, selecting "Explore All Programs" and "Your Dashboard". Select your Child Care account and select the Download Tax Information link. If you wish to print a tax statement for an account that is no longer active, select the Inactive Accounts link from the Dashboard. These statements will not be sent in the mail.
Please Note: Some camp programs may not be included on your tax statement, however you can still access all camp receipts via your account at any time.
If you believe there is a discrepancy regarding your statement, please contact your Site Manager and they will be happy to assist you!
View the zoning ordinance.
You can find the Sign Standards in the Town’s Municipal Code. Search "sign standards" in the Quick Search box and the ordinance number is 155.295.
Contact Development Services with questions about Town Ordinances at 852-1120 x1113
Common code violations include right-of-way obstructions such as blocking a sidewalk or alley, growth of grass or weeds over 8 inches, and unlawful accumulations of debris.
Town streets are considered public property and are free for anyone to use if on-street parking is permitted. If a car is parked on a street that has a "No Parking" sign, please report it to the Brownsburg Police non-emergency number at 317-852-1109.
Boats, trailers, RVs, and other pull-behind vehicles are required to be parked on a paved surface at the side or rear of the home. No part of the vehicle may extend past the home’s front façade. Parking on the street or in a driveway that extends past the front of the home is not permitted except for loading and unloading purposes not exceeding six days. At no time should a stored RV or camper be used for living or sleeping. Your Homeowners Association may have more restrictions.
The best first step is to call the code enforcement officer named on the notice. He or she will discuss the violations with you and work out a timeline for it to be fixed. You may request additional time if progress is being made. However, some problems are serious and may require immediate correction. Ignoring the notice may result in fines and penalties.
Private property line issues are a civil matter between the private parties. A survey may be needed to establish the property line.
Hens are permitted in some residential zones; please see the table below for details. Your Homeowners Association may have additional restrictions.
5 hens per acre, max of 10
3 hens per lot if the total area is under 1 acre, and up to 4 hens per lot if the total area is over 1 acre
Drop Off: 6:30 to 9 am
The drop-off car lineup may start no earlier than 6:15 am
Programming hours: 9 am to 4 pm
Pick-Up: 4 to 6 pm
Parents/guardians who intend to drop their child off at camp outside of these designated times must call ahead to make a check-in/check-out appointment.
3590 Hornaday Road
Door J is Located around the back of the school. Look for the Summer B.A.S.E. sign.
To get started, visit our website and create an account (for mobile users, view the full site). After signing in, look under the Activities tab, select Camps and choose your preferred week(s) and payment option by clicking “Add to Cart” and “Enroll Now.” Participants must be registered prior to using our services. If your child is not registered at the time of drop-off, please be prepared to make a payment on site via debit/credit card or check!
When you register for camp online, you will be given the choice to pay in full or set up a payment plan. If you choose to pay via a payment plan, you will need to pay a non-refundable $25 deposit up front to reserve your child's spot. The remaining camp fees will be due the Monday before the week of camp that you registered for.
Brownsburg Parks is moving away from paper forms and is using ePACT Network to store all comprehensive health and emergency contact information more securely. You will only need to complete this form once a year to save you time and make registration even easier for you!
All participants are required to complete this form prior to the program start date to attend camp. If you need additional help, contact the ePACT Network Customer Service Line at 1-855-773-7728.
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Explorers Adventure Camp ages 6 to 8 317-478-5663 Pathfinders Adventure Camp ages 9 to 12 317-982-0070
Free parking is available in the public parking lot on Adams St. (behind Town Hall), at Arbuckle Acres Park, and in The Arbuckle parking garage.
All forms of payments (cash, credit/debit, and SNAP) are available at the market. Some vendors will only accept cash. Each vendor will have a sign designating what forms of payment are accepted.
Learn More About SNAP and WIC.
Tent set up begins at 3 pm. Vendors should have completed the inspection and be ready to sell by 4 pm.
Parking is available along the front of Town Hall and on the north end of Town Hall Green. Please do not park along the south side of Town Hall Green, as that parking is for businesses on Main and Green streets.
Brownsburg Parks will try to accommodate vendor reservation requests, but we reserve the right to make changes to tent locations.
For the safety of customers and vendors, no.
Only Indiana-grown or produced agricultural products may be sold at the market along with handmade goods. No resale items are permitted.
All Brownsburg Fire Territory firefighters are trained to handle medical emergencies. In some areas, paramedics are assigned to the engines. In some instances, a fire engine can get to the scene of an emergency faster than an ambulance.
A “Standard Response Plan” is utilized on all responses. The system is a predesignated formula that determines the amount and type of equipment sent to the incident. If these units are not needed, they are released by the Incident Commander.
The four basic steps in creating an escape plan for your home includes: drawing a map of your home; agreeing on a meeting place; practicing your escape plan; and making sure your drill is realistic.
Assure that you have a well defined escape plan. Make sure that people who are confined to a wheelchair have immediate access to their wheelchair when an emergency occurs.
Homeowners should buy an extinguisher that can handle Class A-B-C fires. This type of extinguisher is designed to extinguish fires that usually occur in homes.
Smoke detectors should be placed outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement. On floors without bedrooms, detectors should be installed in or near living areas. Remember to test smoke detectors regularly.
Firefighters are very concerned about running over firehoses because the hose can be damaged and any firefighter at the end of a nozzle will have the water supply interrupted and possibly cause injuries or even death. Any hose that is driven over without protection has to be taken out of service immediately until it can be tested.
You will need to get out of the house and then call 9-1-1 for the Fire Department from outside of the house or from a neighbor’s house. The use of a phone could cause the gas to ignite if you called from inside the house
In addition to fighting fires, firefighters also respond to a wide variety of other emergencies. Emergency medical calls actually make up around 80% of the incidents that fire departments respond to. Other types of emergencies include hazardous materials releases, technical rescues, fire alarms, and other calls for public assistance. Besides emergency responses, firefighters spend a large amount of time, cleaning and maintaining their equipment, doing routine inspections, and training for all the different types of incidents they respond to.
When it is safe to do so, you should pull to the right and stop until all emergency vehicles have safely passed.
We recommend you change the batteries in your smoke detectors every 6 months. An easy way to remember is to change batteries when you reset your clocks for daylight savings time.
Fire engines and ladder trucks are supported by taxpayer revenues and there is no charge for these pieces of equipment.
The Brownsburg Fire Territory charges for emergency medical services and can bill your insurance directly. See EMS Billing page for more information.
If you have reason to believe that a person is setting or has just set a fire, call 9-1-1 immediately. Be prepared to describe the suspect, including physical features and clothing.
To get started, visit our website and simply create an account (for mobile users view the full site). After signing in, look under the activities tab, select Camps, and choose your preferred location and payment option by clicking “Add to Cart” and “Enroll Now”. Participants must be registered prior to using our services. If your child is not registered at the time of drop-off, please be prepared to make a payment on site via debit/credit card or check!
Lincoln Elementary School - Door D (Back of Lincoln)
Updated B.A.S.E./PEAK Pick-up Procedures:
All refunds are subject to Brownsburg Parks’ policies and approval along with any other local or state procedures necessary to process a refund and can take 4-6 weeks to process. If a refund is approved, the refund will be issued in the form of a check from the Town of Brownsburg regardless of how payment was made and will be mailed to the household’s primary member at the stated address on the Refund Request Form. A request for a refund must be submitted prior to the start date of the program or reservation date.
Brownsburg Parks reserves the right to cancel, combine, or divide classes; to change time, date, or location; to change instructor’s assignments; to make any changes that may be necessary from time to time in its sole discretion. A full refund will be issued if Brownsburg Parks cancels a program prior to the start of the program. A prorated refund will be issued if Brownsburg Parks cancels a program after the start of the program.
Refund requests are submitted to the Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of Brownsburg twice monthly on a predetermined schedule. Depending upon when the Request for a Refund is received by the Parks Office, it could take up to six weeks to receive a refund check. Any refund amount under $10.00 will be issued as a household credit for a future Brownsburg Parks transaction.
Fill out a refund request.
All participants are required to complete this form prior to participating in the PEAK program. If you need additional help, contact the ePACT Network Customer Service Line at 1-855-773-7728.
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Don't be caught in the dark - carry a flashlight with you.
If you choose to be out alone, be sure someone knows where you will be at what times. Children under 11 should not use the trails without adult supervision and teens should always have a buddy.
Location services will make it easier for emergency personnel to find you if there is an accident.
Be sure you are visible with bright clothing, lights and reflectors. Always wear a helmet when riding a bicycle.
Always be aware of your surroundings.
Only motorized wheelchairs, maintenance and rescue vehicles are permitted on trails. Report all others to 911.
Stay on the right side of the trail. Skaters, joggers and bicyclists yield to pedestrians; all users yield to horses.
The B&O Trail speed limit is 12 mph.
Do not disturb the trail's surrounding vegetation to protect the trees, plants and wildflowers.
Remember: pack in and pack out. Respect the trail environment by properly disposing of items.
Protect your pet and others by keeping them on a leash. Remember to clean up after your pet.
In instances where horses are allowed, remember all users yield to horses.
Report Suspicious Activity at Brownsburg Police Department non-emergency number, (317) 852-1100. Call 911 in Case Of an Emergency
Report Unsafe Trail Conditions to Brownsburg Parks at (317) 858-4172.
Register online 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Here's how:
Call (317) 858-4172 if you have any trouble creating your account. Need help registering for a program? The Brownsburg Parks office is located at 402 E. Main Street and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Our team is happy to assist you.
Applicable to all refund requests: A 15% administrative fee will be charged per registrant of total fees paid towards the registrant's removal from the program. If a registrant requests a refund at a minimum of 14 days prior to the start date of a program, a 100% refund will be provided less the administrative fee. Refund request made 4 to 13 days prior to the program start date will be provided a 50% refund less the administrative fee. All refund requests made 3 days prior to or after the program start date will be denied a refund.
Brownsburg Parks is under no obligation to take extra steps to find a replacement or additional enrollee for the registrant's removal from the program.
Brownsburg Parks routinely takes photos and videos of participants for promotional purposes. Be aware that by participating, you are granting the department the right to use and publish your image or your minor child's image.
The PEAK Entrance is located at East Middle School at Door 20 (look for our PEAK sticker on the door). The program takes place in Room F123. Please specify which parents/guardians are authorized to pick up your child on the registration portal and keep this information current. Have a last-minute change? Communicate this with your Site Manager by calling 317-431-7443. For the safety of each participant, your 5-digit security code or a photo ID is required to pick up your child each day.
To get started, visit our registration portal, create an account, select the schedule type that fits best for your family's needs, and choose your preferred payment method before submitting your contract for approval. PEAK staff will approve contracts daily prior to the start of the program. Invoices will be sent the Wednesday prior to the week of care selected with payments due the following Monday. To set up a payment plan, please contact your PEAK Site Manager directly at PEAK@brownsburgparks.com.
If you selected the "Pick Your Days" schedule type and wish to withdraw or switch a day for another, you may request a schedule change in our registration portal without using a refund request form by signing into your account, clicking "Explore All Programs" and clicking on your child's account and selecting the current contract. Only dates which have not yet been invoiced may be switched or withdrawn within Eleyo. Once a date has been invoiced, it is locked in.
Fill out a refund request form here..
All refunds are subject to Brownsburg Parks' policies and approval along with any other local or state procedures necessary to process a refund and can take 4 to 6 weeks to process. If a refund is approved, the refund will be issued in the form of a check from the Town of Brownsburg regardless of how payment was made and will be mailed to the household's primary member at the stated address on the Refund Request Form. A request for a refund must be submitted prior to the start date of the program or reservation date.
Brownsburg Parks reserves the right to cancel, combine, or divide classes; to change time, date, or location; to change instructor's assignments; and to make any changes that may be necessary from time-to-time in its sole discretion. A full refund will be issued if Brownsburg Parks cancels a program prior to the start of the program. A prorated refund will be issued if Brownsburg Parks cancels a program after the start of the program.
Refund requests are submitted to the Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of Brownsburg twice monthly on a predetermined schedule. Depending upon when the Request of Refund is received by the Parks Office, it could take up to six weeks to receive a refund check. Any refund amount under $10 will be issued as a household credit for a future Brownsburg Parks transaction.
Scholarships and financial aid are available to qualified applicants based upon the current Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines. Please submit the completed scholarship application with all the required documents in order for the application to be processed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Scholarships are only applicable to the B.A.S.E. and PEAK program. Apply for a scholarship.
Thank you for choosing Brownsburg Parks as a childcare provider! Your tax receipt will illustrate the total amount paid for childcare services provided by Brownsburg Parks that could potentially be claimed on your taxes. Our recreation portal allows you to pull your tax receipt at any time by signing into your account and accessing Account Management. These statements will NOT be sent in the mail.If you believe there is a discrepancy regarding your family's statement, please contact Brownsburg Parks office at 317-858-4172 during business hours, 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday, and we will be happy to assist you.
Out of School Break Camps are not currently available for PEAK students. Looking for summer camp options? Register for our most adventurous summer camp program! View information about Trailblazers Adventure Camp!
School cancellations: PEAK is closed. Parents will be notified via email and text. Refunds will be offered or funds can be transferred to the scheduled snow make-up day.
Due to our physical location in the school building, cell phone reception is limited. If you are unable to reach staff members by phone call or text, please try the program’s landline phone number.
Phone: 317-431-7443Land Line: 317-852-2386 Extension 2325Email Peak
Any questions regarding hiring should be directed to the Chief of Support Services at 317-852-1106.
The Brownsburg Police Department is a 24hr operation. The administrative offices are open from 7:30 am to 4 pm. Monday through Friday. Administrative offices are closed on holidays.
All persons seeking employment with the Brownsburg Police Department, as a law enforcement officer must:
The Stormwater Utility is designed to provide a broad range of services related to stormwater quantity and quality such as public education, storm system maintenance, inspections, management, reducing the amount of stormwater pollution associated with illegal connections and discharges and public drainage improvements throughout the Town. These services might not directly affect your individual site at a given time, but these services must be broadly funded from all parcel owners within the Town to collectively have a positive effect on stormwater and water quality.
Equivalent Residential Units (ERUs) are used to assess the Stormwater Utility. It was determined that the average residential lot has a total of 2,900 square feet of impervious surfaces. An impervious surface is any surface that prevents water from penetrating the ground. Examples include buildings, driveways, parking lots, concrete surfaces, paved areas, gravel areas, tanks and any other features that do not allow rainfall to soak into the ground. The average square footage of impervious surface area is known as an equivalent residential unit.
Each residential property within the Town is charged for one ERU per month at a pre-defined rate. Non-residential properties are also charged based on the amount of impervious surface on their property. The total amount of impervious surface area on a non-residential parcel of land is divided by 2900 square feet (one ERU) to determine the number of ERU’s associated with a given parcel. These properties are then charged a pre-defined rate per ERU per month. For example, a commercial property with 11,600 square feet of impervious area would be charged for 4 ERUs (11,600 square feet / 2,900 square feet) and would pay a monthly stormwater utility fee of four times the residential rate.
The Town’s authority for collecting the Stormwater Utility is found in Chapter 56 of the Town of Brownsburg’s Code of Ordinances and Indiana Code 36-9-23.
All properties within the Town of Brownsburg are subject to the stormwater utility.
Yes. Town residents currently paying ditch or other assessments to Hendricks County will continue to pay for those assessments. The Hendricks County Surveyor’s Office is responsible for the maintenance of County Regulated Drains, even when they are within the Town. Monies from the County Regulated drain assessments are paid solely to the County for management of regulated drains under their jurisdiction. Monies from the Stormwater Utility is solely for the management and maintenance of Town owned and operated stormwater facilities, infrastructure, and programs.
Mailing Address31 N Green StreetBrownsburg, IN 46112
Brownsburg Town Court is located at the northeast corner of Highway 136 (Main Street) and SR 267 (Green Street), inside the Brownsburg Police Department. We are across the street from Walgreens. Public parking and entrance is on the west side of the building.
For infraction tickets, the Hendricks County Prosecutor’s Office offers a deferral program for those who qualify. You will need to contact that office at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. If your ticket was issued as a local ordinance violation, you will need to contact the town attorney at (317) 237-3833. There are also several Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) approved defensive driving courses available.
There are three town courts and one superior court in Hendricks County that tickets are filed in. You will need to call each of the numbers below to determine which court has your ticket on file.
If you were pulled over in Hendricks County your ticket can be filed in one of several courts. Although there is some limitation, officers are typically allowed to choose which court their tickets are filed in. It is not unusual for someone to be ticketed in Plainfield but have to respond to Brownsburg Town Court.
Court is held on Wednesdays at 1 pm (there is no court on the 5th Wednesday of the month). Doors open for check-in at approximately 12:30 pm. We do not hold court any other day of the week. Night court is held once a month at 6 pm.
The Judge calls cases at his own discretion. Do not ask to have your case called first. Everyone needs to arrive on time and expect to be present in court until 4 pm.
You must either pay in person or mail in a money order directly to the court. You can also contact Capital Recovery Systems to pay directly through them. They can be reached at 800-693-6835 or online.
No, we do not accept partial payments, but the Court can give you time to make your full payment at a later date.
There is a $25 late fee for all tickets not paid by the date assigned by the court, and any unpaid fines and court costs will be sent to an outside collections agency for action. Further, if you fail to pay your ticket or fail to appear at your court date, the Town Court will notify the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) to suspend your driver’s license.
Drop off: 6:30 to 8 am Programming: 8 am to 4 pm Pick-Up: 4 to 6 pm
Cardinal Elementary School3590 Hornaday Road
Door J is Located around the back of the school. Look for the Adventure camp sign.
To get started, visit our website and create an account (for mobile users, view the full site). After signing in, look under the Activities tab, select Camps, and choose your preferred week(s) and payment option by clicking “Add to Cart” and “Enroll Now.” Participants must be registered prior to using our services. If your child is not registered at the time of drop-off, please be prepared to make a payment on-site via debit/credit card or check.
Each participant will receive a camp T-shirt and water bottle on the first day of camp.
On Tuesdays, we will go to the Brownsburg High School pool. Lifeguards at BHS will issue a swim test to anyone who does not want to wear a life jacket. To pass the swim test, the camper must be able to swim the length of the pool without touching the bottom, keep his or her head above the water, and be able to swim without getting too tired. If a lifeguard determines a camper is not a strong swimmer, the camper will be directed to wear a life jacket. Campers who pass the swim test will receive a bracelet indicating they know how to swim and will be allowed to jump off of the small diving board. Any camper who does not want to take the swim test will be directed to wear a life jacket. Any camper who chooses not to swim or forgets his or her swim gear will stay behind with the age group that stays at camp.
We accept checks, money orders, or credit/debit cards on-site, online, and in-person at the Brownsburg Parks Office, 402 E Main Street. When you register for camp online, you will be given the choice to pay in full or set up a payment plan. If you choose to pay via a payment plan, you will need to pay a non-refundable $25 deposit up front to reserve your child’s spot. The remaining camp fees will be due the Monday before the week of camp that you registered for.
All participants are required to complete this form prior to the program start date to attend camp. If you need additional help, contact the ePACT Network Customer Service Line at 1-855-773-7728. Already have an account? View the epactnetwork webpage.
Trailblazers Adventure Camp (ages 12 to 16): 317-476-4013.
Contact the Utility Billing Office at 317-852-1102. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm.
Contact the Utility Department at 317-852-1102, a work order will be created for the Water Field Office.
We will need a copy of your driver's license, a copy of your lease agreement (if renting), and a meter deposit is required. The Utility Application is a available online and also is available at the Utility Office.
The Utility Department will work with customers who are having problems paying their bill. You must call and make arrangements before the due date. Arrangements need to be reasonable, so that the account does not get too high or too old. Once the water has been shut off, it is too late to make arrangements.
Bills are due on or before the 17th of each month.
Permits are required and fees must be paid prior to installation. Contact the Utility Department 24 hours prior to scheduling an appointment. A water meter deposit is required before an appointment can be scheduled.
Our office is located inside of the Town Hall at 61 N Green Street, Brownsburg, IN 46112. We are happy to help you at our drive-up window located on the back of Town Hall off of Adams Street.
Credit card payments can be made online through a third party, Official Payments. There is an additional $4.95 processing fee. The Town of Brownsburg does not receive any portion of the service fee. Visit Brownsburg Utility to set up an account.
During dry weather, the traps in your drains or sinks can dry out allowing gases to be released into your home. This often seems to happen with basement drains. Try adding some water to all of your drains. If the odor does not go away, If it is during normal business hours, please call the Wastewater Treatment Plant at 317-852-1114 or the Utility Billing Office at 317-852-1102. You will need to actually speak to a person to ensure that your sewage issue is addressed - do not leave a message. If it is after hours, please call 911 and they will dispatch the appropriate personnel. Be prepared to provide your name, telephone number, and address.
There are many items that should not go down your drains. Please do not put household hazardous waste, anything plastic, toys, anything metal, oils and greases, cat litter, or baby wipes down your drain. The household hazardous waste can endanger lives and upset the treatment plant processes when dumped down the drain. The other items listed can cause blockages in your sewer lateral, the sewer main, or damage pumps and motors. These items are ultimately screened out at the treatment plant and put in the trash. So please plan on recycling them or disposing of them in your trash at home. Thank you!
Inflow is the water that enters a sanitary sewer system as the result of connections that allow stormwater or snow melt to enter the sanitary sewer system. In Brownsburg, the majority of the sanitary sewers and stormwater sewers are operated separately. If someone in one of these separated areas connects their gutters or sump pumps to the sanitary sewer instead of the storm sewer, it could cause flooding and backups of the sanitary sewer system. Furthermore, it is illegal to connect stormwater into the sanitary sewer system.
The Brownsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant is considered a large facility with a Class IV classification determined by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. The current average daily design capacity is rated at 5.25 million gallons per day.
Sewer laterals are considered private lines in Brownsburg. Therefore, it is the property owner’s responsibility to maintain the sewer lateral from the sewer main to their house. Tree near the sewer lateral will send out roots that can penetrate pipes and cause line blockages. This is especially prevalent in clay lines. Lateral cleaning should be completed on a regular basis. Sewer laterals do not last forever and will need replaced.
If this occurs during normal business hours, please call the Wastewater Treatment Plant at 317-852-1114, or call the Utility Billing Office at 317-852-1102. You will need to actually speak to a person to ensure that your sewage issue will be addressed. Leaving a message will not address the issue. If this occurs outside of normal business hours, please call 911 and they will dispatch the appropriate personnel. Be prepared to provide your name, address and phone number.
If this occurs during normal business hours, please call the Wastewater Treatment Plant at 317-852-1114 or call the Utility Billing Office at 317-852-1102. You will need to speak to a live person to address the issue. Leaving a message will not address the issue. If it is outside normal business hours, please call 911 and dispatch will address the appropriate personnel to fix the matter. Be prepared to provide your name, address and phone number.
Many of the lift stations are connected to a wireless alarm system. Please do not attempt to stop the alarms. If the audible alarm has not been stopped by town personnel within 30 minutes, please call again to verify that someone has responded to the alarm.
If this occurs during normal business hours, please call the Wastewater Treatment Plant at 317-852-1114 or call the Utility Billing Office at 317-852-1102. You will need to speak to a live person to ensure your problem is addressed appropriately. Leaving a messing will not address the issue. If this occurs outside normal business hours, please call 911 and they will dispatch the appropriate personnel. Be prepared to provide your name, address and phone number. Please check your sewer system first to verify that your lateral is working properly. There could be charges applied to your utility bill for call outs on a private lateral issue.
If the blockage failure is upstream of the wye on your lateral, you are responsible for clearing the line. If there is a failure at the wye or further downstream, it will be in the best interest for all parties to work together and repair the line.
Inflow sources include:
Yes, sources of stormwater and inflow should be routed to the nearest stormwater outlet in your area. Alternatives to reducing stormwater discharges into combined sewer areas where separate stormwater sewers do not exist include installing rain containment systems (rain barrels) or rain gardens.
A sewer lateral that is not maintained will likely fail and back up onto your property, which can cause damage and is a health issue.
Yes, Brownsburg has combined sewers in the older sections of Town. Brownsburg also has one permitted combined sewer overflow channel that can discharge partially treated, mixed-stormwater and sanitary sewage into White Lick Creek. Brownsburg completed a storage tank in 2010 to reduce the likelihood of combined sewage overflows in the future.
Residents should receive a sewer cleaning notice that explains what to expect while their sewers are being cleaned. Some simple tips to keep in mind are to close toilet lids, remove sewer clean out caps, and make sure the sewer vent is working properly. Sewer cleanings are usually done in a day but sometimes may take more due to sewer conditions.