Leaf Vacuuming & Limb Chipping
- The 2018 Leaf Vacuuming Program for the Spring season has begun and the schedule is as follows, weather permitting:
WARDS: WEEK OF:
3 & 4 April 23
Preparing your leaves for pick up:Loose leaves are vacuumed by the Public Works Department in fall and spring for single-family residences.
- Place leaves along the front lawn edge of your property adjacent to the curb.
- Keep leaves away from mailboxes and landscaped areas.
- Do not place leaves in the street or on common ground or cover the sidewalk.
- Leaves should be placed at the curb before 7:00 a.m. on the Monday of your pick-up week. No later.
- Leaves will be picked up any day during the scheduled week, weather permitting.
Limb Chipping The City's Limb Chipping Program will continue through mid-October.
City crews have completed collection in Wards 3 & 4 and will begin in Wards 1 & 2 on
Monday, April 23 at 7 a.m. Please note that limbs will not be removed from the street or from
common ground areas. Thank you.
Preparing your limbs for chipping: Limb chipping service is provided by the Public Works Department in spring, summer and fall for single-family residences. Below are some program guidelines:
- Place your limbs at the curb for chipping and not in the street.
- Limbs less than 3' long, less than 0.5" in diameter, or larger than 3" diameter cannot be chipped, but may be bundled or bagged for collection by Republic Services on your trash day.
- The city does not pick up limbs from vacant lots or common ground areas.
- Piles containing leaves, evergreens, vines, bamboo, root balls or thorns will not be picked up.
- Large limb piles generated by contractors completing major tree trimming, tree removals, or lot clearing are not eligible for the program.
- There is a 15 minute maximum time limit per residence. This is required in order to provide service to all residences in a timely manner.