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Posted on: October 31, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 2022 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

Leaves on ground under trees

Self Haul
James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 12-20 and Jan. 7-15 at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center, located at 1204 Jolly Pond Road. The Convenience Center is open daily from 7 a.m. to 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 NOT be accepted by Convenience Center staff.
At all other times, leaves may be self-hauled by using coupons available at the Treasurer’s Office, Satellite Office, the James City County Recreation Center and the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center or online. Credit/debit cards are also accepted at the site. One coupon ($4 charge) 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. The schedule has changed since last year. Collection dates are as follows and are determined by voting district. For help determining your voting district, enter your address (123 Main Street) in our interactive leaf collection map. Once the address is located on the map, click near your address and your district and dates will appear.
Voting District and Collection Dates

  • Stonehouse/North Powhatan Dec. 1-2
  • Jamestown/South Powhatan Dec. 2-9
  • Berkeley/Roberts Dec. 9-15

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 and Composting
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
Media Contact:
Grace Boone, General Services Director

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