Street Department – Special Pick-Ups

Loader Pick Ups: Special Pick Up with loader is a fee based service for the collection of rocks, concrete, bricks, wood, lumber, trees, plaster, dirt, used household furniture and appliances which cannot be moved by hand. The cost is $100.00 for the first truck load and $50.00 for each additional load. Material should be placed within 3 feet of the curb or alley. Materials should not be mixed. This may result in a higher charge. Any material which is not dirt, concrete, tree branches or logs will be assessed an addition $25.00 per cubic yard to offset the cost of disposal. Call the Street Department to request an estimate for Loader jobs. The option is available to take the material in question to the Self Deposit Station at no charge.

Special Pick Up: The Street Department provides Special Pick Up of waste material not normally collected with your regular garbage. This includes rocks, concrete, bricks, wood, lumber, trees, plaster, dirt, used household furniture, appliances and other material similar to those described.

There are size, weight and quantity limitations which determine if it is a Loader Pick Up and/or if a fee applies (see below). Items should be assembled within 3 feet of the curb or alley.

The City will not enter onto private property or into garages to perform collections. The following items are not collected on a Special Pick Up: Antifreeze- see Self Deposit Station Hazardous Material- see Household Hazardous Waste Liquids- see Household Hazardous Waste Loose Material- see Self Deposit Station Motor Oil- see Self Deposit Station Paint- see Household Hazardous Waste Recyclable Material- see Recycling Tires- see Self Deposit Station Yard Waste- see Yard Waste.

The City will not provide Special Pick Up service of waste material which is the result of work done by a private contractor even though a building or demolition permit was issued to the owner of said premises. Whenever a private contractor performs work on private premises from which waste material results, the owner or contractor shall be responsible for the disposal. Residents are allowed Special Pick Ups or Branch/Brush Chipper service in accordance with the following schedule: NUMBER OF LIVING UNITS ON PROPERTY NUMBER OF SPECIALS PICK UPS WITHOUT CHARGE: 1 – 3 units: One (1) per year.  4 – 12 units: Two (2) per year.  13 – 24 units: Four (4) per year.  24 or more units: Six (6) per year.  Special Pick Ups in excess of the above schedule are charged in accordance with the fee schedule. A special pick-up consists of three (3) cubic yards of material (about the size of a couch and chair), picked up at no charge. Additional special pick-ups will be charged $25 for each three (3) yard increment. To request a Special Pickup, please call 414-768-8075