Forms & Applications

These rates are paid to Valley Vista Services each quarter. The following requirements must be met in order to receive the rate reduction:
  1. Applicant must be a full time occupant of the residence for which a rate reduction is requested. The waste service must be billed to the applicant or their spouse.
  2. Applicant must be a minimum of 62 years of age. Proof of age must be confirmed by:
          A. Driver's License
          B. California Identification Card, or
          C. Passport
  3. The annual household income for the applicant’s residence must be equal to or less than “Low Income” as defined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Verification of income must be submitted by all applicable members of the household. Income must be confirmed by the most recent tax return. (Only for Low-Income Residential Refuse Rate Discount for Persons with Disability and Low-Income Residential Refuse Rate Discount for Seniors).
The Low Income limits, effective January 1, 2014, are as follows:
  • One person household $45,650
  • Two person household $52,200
  • Three person household $58,700
  • Four person household $65,200
  • Five person household $70,450
  • Six person household $75,650
  • Seven person household $80,850
  • Eight person household $86,100

Inadequate information will result in a delay or disapproval of the application. The City reserves the right to deny the application if proper documentation verifying residency, age or income of the applicant and their household is not provided.

To apply for a rate reduction, please submit this completed application and appropriate documentation to the City of El Monte, Environmental Services Division, City Hall West, 11333 Valley Boulevard, El Monte, CA 91731. Offices are open by appointments only Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

To schedule an appointment, please visit:
Please select "Engineering & Public Works"

The telephone number is (626) 580-2058. The reduction will take effect on the 1st of the month following the approval.