- Garbage is collected weekly. If you do not know your collection day, call 311 or click here.
- Containers must be placed on the curbside by 7:00 a.m. on collection day.
- To eliminate odor and insects, reduce spillage, and discourage animals from getting into garbage containers, all household garbage must be placed in tightly secured bags.
- Do not overfill garbage containers.
- Do not place garbage on the ground or on top of an automated container.
- Lids must be closed completely.
- Do not leave bags or containers out overnight.
- Collection crews will not pick up spills or litter resulting from unbagged garbage, overfilled containers, or scavenging.
- Items that may pose a safety or health risk to public works employees, the public, or property when collected will not be picked up. Hazardous materials such as oil-based paint, pesticides, or battery acid cannot be disposed of at the City Landfill and may be taken to the Household Hazardous Waste Facility.
- Small amounts of brush or yard trimmings may be disposed of in garbage containers if they are bagged.
- Garbage collection trucks do not service alleys, private driveways, or privately owned parking lots.
- For your safety, never approach the collection equipment while operating.
- Garbage containers are intended for storing non-recyclable kitchen and bathroom garbage for disposal. Please recycle.
Automated Garbage Container Placement
- The wheels and handles on the garbage container should be against the curb.The arrows on the lid and front of the container should be point towards the street.
- Containers must be within 2-feet of the curb, at least 3-feet from any obstruction, and 20-feet from vehicles parked along the street.
- If you encounter problems moving a wheeled container because of your physical abilities please call 311.
- Remove containers from the curbside after the scheduled collection day.
- If you have questions regarding the placement of your container please call 311.
Residential service locations
- Residential service locations may maintain up to two garbage containers.
- No more than seven garbage containers will be assigned, maintained, or serviced at any residential property.
- A garbage container will be assigned to residential properties at no cost when the service location is first added to the mechanical collection system.
Non-residential service locations
- Non-residential properties may maintain only one garbage container.
- Non-residential properties maintaining a dumpster or other commercial waste service are not eligible for City solid waste collection services.
- Non-residential service locations must pay for a garbage container if the property is added to a route requiring a container.
Repairing and Replacing Containers
- Property owners are responsible for the cost of repairing or replacing lost, stolen, or vandalized containers. This includes any person who subsequently comes into possession of a residence which had previously been issued a container.
- Replacement garbage containers are $75.00 each.
- Containers damage during collection will be repaired or replaced by the City.
- Containers are not transferable from one property to another. Garbage containers have serial numbers and are assigned to service locations not a person or business.