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What are the public skating session hours?

The public skating session hours vary throughout the season. Click here to view this month's...

How do I report a problem with a street sign?

To report a missing or damaged street/stop/regulatory or no parking sign or to have a sign installed...

What types of animals need licenses?

All dogs, cats and ferrets must have a Prince George's County pet license. The license cost is $5 if...

Am I permitted to use the City's Amphitheater?

Use of the Robert V. Setera Amphitheater in Allen Pond Park is by permit only and is governed by the...

Does the Ice Arena offer facilities for birthday parties?

Birthday parties may be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis at the Ice Arena. ...

Am I permitted to host a special event in a City park?

Special events require approval from the City Recreation Office.  The event must fulfill all...

Does the Ice Arena accept credit or debit cards?

The Ice Arena accepts the following credit / debit cards:  Visa, Master Card, American...

Who do I contact to have a City tree trimmed?

To inquire about trimming of City trees, contact the Community Forester in the Parks and Grounds...

Where can I find a copy of the Park Rules and Regulations?

Park Rules and Regulations are established in the City Code under Chapter 17-2.  Click...

Where can I obtain a park map?

Maps are available for most City parks and parklands and may be obtained at the City's Recreation...

How do I obtain a pet license?

All dogs, cats and ferrets must have a Prince George's County pet license. The license cost is $5 if...

When will my street be plowed?

The City of Bowie is responsible for snow removal on all City maintained public streets. Responses...

What items require special pickup?

Generally, items that are 98% metal (such as a refrigerator or other appliance) and automobile tires...

Am I a City of Bowie resident?

Not everyone who has a Bowie mailing address lives within the municipal limits of Bowie. If you pay...

Can I remove a City tree?

City trees may only be removed by City personnel under the supervision of the Park Superintendent....

Can I pay my water bill online?

Yes.Customers have the option of making a one-time online payment. Your water and sewer customer...

How do I find out who owns a certain property?

To determine the owner of a particular property, click here to visit the Maryland Department of...

How do I apply for a job with the City of Bowie?

A City of Bowie employment application must be completed for each position being applied for. Click...

My car scrapes when I pull into my driveway, can I have my driveway apron replaced?

The City will install a new driveway apron for 2 reasons: 1) Your curb and/or driveway apron are...

When is my trash and recycling collected?

Click here to view the trash and recycling schedule or call the Public Works Department at...

How much does a pet license cost?

All dogs, cats and ferrets must have a Prince George's County pet license. The license cost is $5 if...

Will trash and recycling be picked up on holidays?

Trash and recycling are generally not picked up on City holidays. The only exception is on New...

Where can I get a recycling container?

The 22 gallon recycling containers are available for pick up at City Hall, 15901 Excalibur Road...

What should I put my trash in?

Trash [refuse] must be put in cans with lids and/or in bags.  Each filled can or bag must weigh no...

I received an Equipment Repair Order from the Bowie Police Department. What happens now?

An Equipment Repair Order is issued by the police to ensure repair of specific motor vehicle...

My trash wasn't picked up. What do I do?

To report a missed trash pickup, contact the Public Works Office at 301-809-2344 between the hours...

When will the curbside leaf collection begin?

The City's leaf collection service begins in early November. Each residential neighborhood...

I am moving to Bowie - how do I establish my account or start new water and sewer service?

The City of Bowie Water and Sewer System serves most homes in the City that are located north of US...

What items does the City accept for recycling?

The City collects the following items for recycling:   -  yard waste -  paper...

Which trees belong to the City?

Trees in the parks, storm water management areas and in the City right-of-ways are owned and...

How can I contact or locate a Park Ranger?

A Park Ranger can be contacted directly by calling 240-508-3881. If you have a medical emergency...

Where is the Senior Center located?

The Senior Center is located at 14900 Health Center Drive, Bowie, MD 20716. The telephone number is...

Are pit bulls permitted in Bowie?

According to Prince George's County law, it is illegal to own a pit bull in Bowie or anywhere else...

Can I raise poultry in Bowie?

Prince George's County's zoning laws prohibit owning/keeping poultry within the city limits of...

How can I request extra police patrols in my neighborhood?

Requests for extra police patrols in your neighborhood can be made by clicking here to complete...

What do our City taxes pay for?

City taxes pay for services provided by the City government. These services include police,...

What items can be put out for regular household trash collection?

Refuse includes the following items: -  household trash and garbage -  mattresses and...

Do you need a business license to operate a business in Bowie?

To determine whether you need a business license to operate in Bowie, contact Prince George's County...

How many people can reside in a rental property and how many vehicles are permitted at the property?

The number of people residing in a rental unit is determined by the square footage of the space....

How can I get a copy of a police report taken by a Bowie Police Officer?

Copies of police reports are generally available 48 hours after the report was taken. To receive a...

What forms of payment are accepted for pet licenses?

Payment for pet licenses can be made by cash and checks during the day (8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.) On...

How do I report a malfunctioning street light?

Malfunctioning Street light (outage, day burner, flickering) can be reported by completing...

How many pets is one permitted to have?

Residents are permitted to own up to a combined total of 10 cats, dogs and ferrets. Those with 5 or...

When is my street scheduled to be repaved?

Every year, streets are evaluated to determine which ones warrant more immediate care such as those...

What is the current population of Bowie?

The current population of Bowie is estimated at 56,000. At the time of the 2000 Census, the...

Will Bowie Animal Control remove wildlife from my property?

Bowie Animal Control will remove wildlife from inside your residence or from inside your...

Do you have plans of my home showing where the original plumbing and electrical wiring are located?

The City does not have construction plans showing plumbing or electrical service for homes built in...

Can I get transportation to the Senior Center?

The Senior Center is located at 14900 Health Center Drive Bowie, MD 20716. The telephone number is...

What are the hours for trash and recycling collection?

Trash and recycling must be placed at the curb no later than 7a.m. on the morning of pick up and no...

Which trees are in the City's right-of way?

Trees in the parks, storm water management areas and in the City right-of-ways are owned and...