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2019 Spring Loose Leaf & Brush Pickup Guidelines

by Katelyn Zeits
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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City of Traverse City
SPRING SERVICES RESIDENTIAL LOOSE LEAF AND BRUSH PICK UP GUIDELINES

Loose Leaf Pick Up: April 29, 2019 - Begins on the West side of City, moving East. Crews will only go down your street one time.                                                          

Brush Pick Up: April 29, 2019 - Begins on the West side of City, moving East. Crews will only go down your alley one time.                                                    
RULES: 

LOOSE LEAF PICK-UP – 4/29/19 - Do not place leaves in street prior to Thursday, April 25, 2019. Do Not Use Plastic Bags! Biodegradable Paper Bags are Ok. Place leaves on the street for pick-up, not in the alley. Please do not allow leaves to plug storm water drains.

BRUSH - 4/29/19, all brush must be neatly stacked. Large branches cannot exceed 4 inches in diameter, and CANNOT EXCEED ONE 8’ x 8’ x 4’ HIGH PILE. Christmas trees are allowed. No logs, tree stumps or shrub root balls are allowed. Place in the alley if exists, or behind curb or pavement edge on street.

PLEASE REMEMBER, OTHER THAN THE SCHEDULED DATES FOR SPRING LOOSE LEAF PICK UP AND BRUSH PICK UP, IT IS AGAINST CITY ORDINANCE TO PLACE ANYTHING IN THE CITY STREET, ALLEY OR RIGHT-OF-WAY.

PLEASE HELP US KEEP THE STREETS CLEAN, FREE OF YARD DEBRIS, ANIMAL WASTE, LITTER, CIGARETTE BUTTS, PAINT AND AUTO FLUIDS.  ANYTHING THAT GOES INTO A STORM DRAIN FLOWS TO GRAND TRAVERSE BAY.