What are the conditions for trash pickup?

  • Rubbish must be at the curb by 6:00 am on the day of collection. May be placed curbside after 6:00 pm the night before.
  • No more than 10 containers, barrels, or bags are permitted for a single family dwelling (For example, 4 bags of trash and 4 chairs)
  • Containers or barrels shall be of the 35 or 45 gallon capacity; and plastic bags shall be no larger than 30 gallon capacity.
  • 55 gallon drums, custom-made barrels or containers larger than 30 gallons are not acceptable.
  • Items must not weigh over 35 pounds in any one container, barrel or bag.
  • Bricks, earth gravel, rocks, or dead animals are not acceptable for collection. No construction debris.
  • There is a rubbish ordinance in existence which prohibits placing trash curbside no sooner than 24 hours before pick up day and all trash receptacles must be returned to the yard before the end of pick up day.

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