Moving Information



....Remembering The Details

~~~If moving to Tallahassee, please be sure to print this information sheet for future reference~~~


1. UTILITIES:

 

 

**City of Tallahassee Utilities

 

The City of Tallahassee provides electric, water and sewer, natural gas, garbage, recycling, and stormwater management services to residents within the City limits. It also provides electric, water and sewer, and natural gas services to some areas outside the city limits.

 

How do I get utility service started or transfer service if I move?

In writing:

Utilities Customer Services Office
300 S. Adams St. Box A2
Tallahassee, FL. 32301

Written requests should include a name(s), address, drivers license or Florida ID number, Social Security number, and a date for service initiation or termination.

In person:

You can also initiate new utility service, transfer an existing utility account or stop existing utility service in person at the Customer Account Services office on the first floor of the Frenchtown Renaissance Building, 435 North Macomb Street, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Phone: (850) 891-4968

By FAX:

You can request a transfer of your utility account by FAX. FAX the completed form to: (850)891-0901. For FAX form, please refer to the Utility website.

By Phone:

You can transfer or stop your utility services by using our new phone services at 891-4968. Connection fees apply to transfers.

On the Web:

You can initiate new utility service directly on the internet by going to Utility Online Services

**SPECIAL NOTE**

Deposits and Connection Fees

Are there deposits?
Yes, there are deposits required for each utility service. However, a letter from your previous or current utility company indicating at least two years of service with a good paying record may eliminate any deposit requirement. This letter should be presented at the time you hook-up.

Are there service connection fees?
Yes, service connection fees apply to utility accounts that are new, transferring service or reconnecting due to being cut off for non-payment.

Refer to City of Tallahassee Utilities Website for current information

 


**Talquin Electric
(if service area is not provided by City of Tallahassee)
Southside (850)877-2111 or (850)926-7422
Northwest (850)562-0125
Northeast (850)893-6853
Quincy (850)379-8681


Website: http://www.talquinelectric.com

You will need to go to their office to setup account.  The Information you will need to set up account:

  • 8digit meter # from the meter at the property…..# is near the barcode
  • Drivers license
  • Social Security card
  • A check for deposit

 


2. GARBAGE COLLECTION:

**City of Tallahassee
To request service call (850)891-5250, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Offices are closed on holidays.
After-hours: leave message at (850)891-5555. For the speech or hearing impaired, call TDD 1-800-955-8771.
Website:
http://www.talgov.com/you/solid/index.cfm

 

**Waste Management of Leon County 
For residents and businesses located outside the city limits.
(850)574-3000 or (800)262-4398
Website:http://www.wm.com

 

**Waste Pro USA
For residents and businesses located outside the city limits
(850)561-0800
Website:  http://www.wasteprousa.com/serviceareas-fl-tallahassee.shtml 

 

3. PHONE SERVICE:
(877)290-5458
Website: http://www.centurylink.com

CenturyLink 

 


4. CABLE SERVICE:


**Comcast (850)574-4000
Website:
http://www.comcast.com

**Meidacom
(cable for some areas in Gadsden County)
(800)239-8411
Website:
http://www.mediacomcc.com

**MoveMyCable.com

Cable Service that moves with you! 

 

Website: http://www.movemycable.com/  

 


5. MoversNet/U.S.POSTAL:

Information on changing your address, as well as tips for before, during and after your move.
Tallahassee Main Post Office (850)216-4239
Website: www.usps.com/moversguide

 


6. SUBSCRIBING TO THE NEWSPAPER:
(800)999-2271
Website:http://www.tallahassee.com

Tallahassee Democrat

 


7. FLORIDA DRIVER'S LICENSE REGISTRATION:
(850)488-9145
Website:
http://www.hsmv.state.fl.us/html/dlnew.html

State of Florida

 


8. FLORIDA TAG REGISTRATION:
(850)488-7828
Website:
http://www.hsmv.state.fl.us/html/titlinf.html

State of Florida

 


9. VOTER REGISTRATION:
(850)606-8683
Website:
http://www.leoncountyfl.gov/elect/

Leon County

 


10. SHORT TERM FURNISHED APARTMENTS/SUITES & AREA LODGING:

 

Corporate Accommodations of Northwest Florida, Inc
Handling Furnished Rentals in Tallahassee
888-313-0495
Website: http://www.canfi.com

 

TownePlace Suites by Marriott
1876 Capital Circle N.E.
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850)219-0122 or (800)257-3000
Website:
http://marriott.com/property/propertyPage.mi?marshaCode=TLHTS

 

 

Additional Area Lodging
Website:    http://www.visittallahassee.com/stay/

 

 


 

11. TALLAHASSEE MOVING & STORAGE:
Atlas Interstate Agent
3704 Crawfordville Rd
Talahassee, FL 32310
850-878-1151

Tallahassee Moving & Storage, LLC

Need information on a long-distance move to/from Tallahassee? Just making a local move? Have storage needs? Give Dave & Ann Sellars a call today....they can provide all the answers to your questions!

 


 

12. MOVING-GUIDE.COM:

A directory of Movers and Moving Services Worldwide
Website: http://www.moving.com/

 


13. FILING FOR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION:

Leon County Property Appraiser Website-information on homestead exemption for all Florida residents who own their home and reside thereon
Website:
http://www.leonpa.org/faq.html

 


14. TALLAHASSEE PHONE BOOK:

For all your local phone number needs!
Website: http://www.dexpages.com/app.php?RelId=6.1.8.3&BookCode=thl13htm 

 


 

I HOPE YOU FIND THIS INFORMATION SHEET HELPFUL. PLEASE BE SURE TO GIVE ME A CALL FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE. THANKS, Bill

 

 



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Bill
(850)933-6066


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Bill Lord
Bill Lord
Realtor