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Posted on: November 1, 2021

2021 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

Leaves on ground under trees

Self Haul

Between Nov. 13 and Nov. 21 and Jan. 8 and Jan. 16, James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center, 1204 Jolly Pond Road, daily between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Leaves dropped off by residents 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 not be accepted by Convenience Center staff.

At all other times, leaves may be self-hauled and paid for drop off by using coupons available online or from the Treasurer's Office, Satellite Office, Freedom Park, the James City County Recreation Center and the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center. Credit/debit cards are also accepted at the site. A one coupon charge of $4 per four lawn and leaf-sized bags is required.

Brush, grass and tree limbs are not included in the free collection. The appropriate charge for these items will be determined at the time of drop off.

Curbside Collection 
James City County will provide one round of curbside leaf collection. Collection dates are as follows and are determined by voting district. Please note that the schedule change from the previous year. District information can be found at https://jamescitycountyva.gov/3338/Leaf-Collection or by calling General Services at 757-259-4080.

Dec. 1-8, Roberts/Berkeley

Dec. 8-15, Jamestown/South Powhatan

Dec. 15-17, Stonehouse/North Powhatan

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.

Bagged leaves will be available, free of charge, for personal composting only.

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

For more information about leaf collection, contact James City County Solid Waste at 757-565-0971 or general.services@jamescitycountyva.gov.

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

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