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Steeped in history with all the amenities for today’s living, Boonville is a great place to call home.

Excellent Schools, an extensive park system, the KATY trail, downtown shopping, lively arts and culture scene, and just a stone’s throw from Columbia, MO all make Boonville the perfect hometown. Small town living is at its finest here.

Boonville Chamber of Commerce

The Boonville Chamber of Commerce can help you settle into Boonville. Their office is located at the restored KATY depot, 320 1st Street and their number is 660-882-2721.

New Resident Resources

Listed below is the necessary information for becoming a new resident in Boonville. This information and more can also be found throughout our website. Hope this answers all your questions and welcome to Boonville!

Boonville, MO

Water Hook Up
Water service must be done in person at 1200 Locust Street. The public works office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30. There is a one-time connection fee, based on the size of your meter, average fee is $113.00. After 12 consecutive non-delinquent payments, $111 of the deposit is refundable.

Included in your monthly bill  are the water, sewer, sanitation fees, and any other fees that are applicable. 

If you have questions, call the public works office at 660-882-5479.

Mail
Pick up a change of address form at the Post Office, located at 526 East Spring Street.
Motor Vehicle registration and Driver’s License
The Cooper County Motor Vehicle department is located at 520 Ryan Street, Suite F. Their hours of operation are M-F 7:30-5 and the last Saturday of the month 8:30- 11.

Within 30 days of establishing residency, you need to apply for your Missouri vehicle registration. Registration tags are available at the Motor Vehicle Department and can be purchased for one or two years. Be sure to provide current insurance information, vehicle safety inspection passage, and property tax assessment. The Property Tax assessment is available at the Cooper County Assessor’s office, located 200 Main Street, room 22. Fees are bases on type and size of car. The vehicle safety inspection must be done at an authorized inspection station.

Driver’s License’s are also available at the Motor Vehicle Department. New residents must pass a vision exam, provide proof of new residence, and provide a current (or expired less than 184 days) out of state license. The fee for a driver’s license is $22.50/ six years.

Garbage Pick Up
Garbage is picked up weekly by Advanced Disposal. Yard waste is picked up every Monday by the City of Boonville. Recycling services are available at Unlimited Opportunities, 1620 W. Ashley Road, for office paper, cardboard, plastic, aluminum, glass and some electronic waste.
Register to Vote
Voter registration is available at the Cooper County court house, 200 Main Street, Room 23, or by requesting online that a postcard be sent to you.
Housing
The average sale price for homes in Boonville is $96, 911 (2008). The average price of a vacant lot in the city is $21, 750. The average price/square foot for new construction is $125.00.
Telephone/Long Distance/ Cell phone
There are a number of cell phone carriers that serve the Boonville area, including: US Cellular, Verizon, T-Mobile, Nextel, Sprint PCS, and AT&T.

AT&T, Socket, and Century Tel all provide phone service. Contact them to set up phone service in your home.

Cable
Satellite and Cable Services are provided by Suddenlink, Dish Network, and DIRECTV.
Internet
Boonville has a number of Internet Providers, including:  Socket Telecom LLC, AT&T, and Suddenlink Cable.

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