2019 Leaf and Brush Program
Spring Leaf and Brush Pickup:
IT IS NOW ILLEGAL TO PLACE BRUSH AND LEAVES OUT NEAR THE ROAD IN THE CITY OF ALLEGAN. THIS SERVICE ENDED ON MAY 31, 2019. ALL BRUSH AND LEAVES MAY BE BROUGHT TO THE CITY OF ALLEGAN DPW GARAGE ON AIRWAY DRIVE BY CITY RESIDENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR (PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION).
April 13- May 31 - Residents may place brush and loose leaves at the edge of the street for the City to pick up. Placement of brush and leaves at the street's edge can only occur during this time. Brush and leaves must be placed in separate piles.
The leaf piles need to be within 3 feet of the edge of the road for the vacuums to reach. Do not place leaf piles near utility poles, guy wires, hydrants, mail boxes or other obstructions. Place your leaves close to the edge of the road, but do not block storm drains which can cause flooding.
Brush must not exceed 4 inches in diameter and be from the property owners regular trimming and yard clean up, not from a contracted tree removal service. Brush shall not contain trash, vines, building materials, dirt, stumps or roots.
Year Round Leaf and Brush Drop-Off Site at the Department of Public Works (691 Airway Drive)
Yard waste bags and brush may be dropped off 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The City will provide an area to drop off yard waste bags and brush throughout the year at the City's Public Works facility at 691 Airway Drive. Yard waste bags must be paper bags and only contain grass leaves and other foliage which will decompose in compost piles. Brush cut by the property owner, fallen limbs, branches and Christmas Trees may be dropped off for chipping. Branches must not exceed 4 inches in diameter.
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