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Posted on: October 13, 2015

[ARCHIVED] County announces leaf disposal options


James City County announces leaf disposal options

Self Haul
James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 9-22, 2015 and Jan. 2-17, 2016 at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center, 1204 Jolly Pond Rd. 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 by using coupons available at the Treasurer’s Office, Satellite Services, Freedom Park, the James City County Recreation Center, the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center or online at One coupon per four lawn and leaf-sized bags is required.

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 at or by calling General Services at 757-259-4080.

Voting District Collection Dates
Berkeley/Roberts Dec. 1-7
Jamestown/South Powhatan Dec. 7-14
Stonehouse/North Powhatan Dec. 14-16

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 JCC Solid Waste at 757-565-0971 or

Media Contact: John Horne, General Services Director

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