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The application period is July 1 thru September 15.  The City of Detroit may provide a discount to homeowners who are at least 65 years old and have a household gross income below $40,000.00. Effective July 1, 2009, the Solid Waste Fee is $240.00. Qualifying Seniors will receive a discount of $120.00.

INSTRUCTIONS:
WHERE TO FILE
File Senior Citizen Application for Solid Waste Discount with the City of Detroit Treasurer's Office.  You must file your request for discount between July 1st and September 15th.

  • IN PERSON - Treasurer's Office, Coleman A. Young Municipal Center Room 136
  • BY MAIL - City of Detroit, Treasurer's Office, Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, 2 Woodward Avenue, Room 120, Detroit, MI 48226

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Along with the application, please provide a copy of the following:

  • PROOF OF YOUR IDENTITY ADDRESS AND AGE (valid driver's license, passport or other government issued photo ID)
  • PROOF OF YOUR INCOME (last year's State of Michigan Property Tax Credit form, State tax return or notarized affidavit of income, see back of form) 

NOTE: Filing of this form is voluntary. Discount will not be processed unless the form has been filed. The Treasurer's Office may require additional documentation to verify your claim.