Large Branch & Heavy Wood Collection

Mondays, weekly beginning Monday, April 3 through September 2023, weather permitting.  
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No Collection

There will be no collection of large branches and heavy woods on the following dates:

  • Memorial Day, May 29
  • Labor Day, September 4

They will be collected the following Tuesday of these weeks.


Please observe the following rules:

Large Branches

  • Branches must be over 2 inches in diameter.
  • Branches must be cut to between 4-10 feet in length
  • Place cut end facing the roadway.
  • Do not place branches in the roadway or blocking fire hydrants.

Heavy Wood

  • Wood must not to exceed 75 pounds in weight.
  • Tree trunks, fire wood, roots or root balls, etc. are the only acceptable woods.
  • Place by the curb by 7 a.m. each Monday.