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Public Works Department
The Public Works Department is responsible for providing the following city services: trash and recycling collection, leaf collection, yard debris (grass, weeds, brush, and tree parts), and removal of snow from city streets. The Department also maintains and schedules the senior citizen shuttle bus.
Branches / Log Collection
Branches should be cut to 4 inches in length and bundled with rope/twine. Logs should be cut in lengths of no more than 2 feet and stacked between the curb and sidewalk.
Yard Debris Collection
Yard Debris scheduled collection is on Mondays every week unless it is a Holiday. In the event of a Monday Holiday please refer to the holiday trash schedule. Residents can place their leaves, grass, clippings, sticks, twigs, and garden clippings in a container no larger than 30 gallons which must not exceed 50 lbs in weight. Dirt, rocks, sod, and dog waste will not be accepted in yard waste containers. Do not co-mingle yard waste with trash. All yard debris accumulated from contracted services must be removed by the company performing the service.
Residential/household trash regularly scheduled collection is Tuesday through Friday please refer to the Holiday schedule when a holiday falls during the week. Trash must be placed out in a container or secured in a bag and placed at a convenient place between the curb and the sidewalk. Recycling will also be collected on your regularly scheduled day. All trash must be placed out after 5 pm the night before and before 6 am on your scheduled day.
Items not allowed in Trash Collection: concrete, dirt, bricks, batteries, railroad, ties, rocks, tires, logs, stumps, etc. will not be collected with household trash. Contractor/ construction debris and scrap building materials must be removed by the company performing the work. If minor repair work is performed by the resident, small amounts of materials will be collected provided it meets general guidelines regarding length, weight, etc. Materials should be cut to 4' lengths, tied, and bundled.
For a collection of electronics, TV, shredders, microwaves, printers, etc., please place out on your regular scheduled day and contact Public Works at 856-853-0892.
Do not place propane tanks in the trash.
Place out for collection on a regularly scheduled day and contact public works for pick up at 856-853-0892
- Private Storm Drain Inlet Retrofitting - § 156-43 - § 156-48
- Storm Sewer System Prohibited Disposal of Materials - § 156-30 - § 156-36
- Wildlife Feeding - § 136-1 Prohibited Activities
- Yard Waste - Ordinance Number 1991-05 (PDF)
- Stormwater Control - § 165 (PDF)
- Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Information