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Posted on: October 11, 2017

2017 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

Leaves on ground under trees

Self Haul

James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 6-19, 2017 and Jan. 2-21, 2018 at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center, 1204 Jolly Pond Road. The Convenience Center is open daily from 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Leaves will only be accepted in clear bags no larger than lawn or leaf-size (40 gallons or less). Leaves from commercial lawn service companies will be accepted by Convenience Center staff with a letter from the resident containing the resident’s name, address and telephone number.

At all other times, leaves may be self-hauled to the Jolly Pond Convenience Center for a fee. Four lawn and leaf-sized bags will cost one payment coupon ($4). Payment coupons are available online or from James City County Recreation Center, Abram Frink Jr. Community Center, Freedom Park, Satellite Services or the Treasurer’s Office. Credit and debit cards are also accepted at the Convenience Center with an additional 2.95% convenience fee ($4.12).

Brush and tree limbs are not included in the free collection and will require coupons.

Curbside Collection

James City County will provide one round of curbside leaf collection. Collection dates are as follows and are determined by voting district. District information can be found online or by calling General Services at 757-259-4080.

Voting District and Collection Dates

Berkeley/Roberts Dec. 1-6

Jamestown/South Powhatan Dec. 6-13

Stonehouse/North Powhatan Dec. 13-15

Leaves must be in clear bags no larger than lawn or leaf-size (40 gallons or less). Bagged leaves must be left curbside by 8 a.m. on the first day of collection in each district. Each street will be collected one time only. Bulky materials such as brush and tree limbs cannot be accepted.

Leaf Burning

Burning of leaves is not permitted in James City County, except in certain areas zoned A-1, General Agriculture.

Bagged leaves will be available, free of charge, for personal composting only. For more information, contact Solid Waste at 757-565-0971 or genserv@jamescitycountyva.gov.


Media Contact:
Grace Boone, General Services Director
757-259-4082; grace.boone@jamescitycountyva.gov

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