Leaves WILL NOT be picked up off the terrace if there is a parking lane on your street. You will receive a door hanger requesting that leaves be moved to the parking lane. Leaves should be moved the evening before your next scheduled pickup.
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In 2021, leaves will be picked up on your street sweeping day beginning October 1st through November 19th. We expect the bulk of leaf pickup to be October 4th through November 19th.
If you have a parking lane in front of your residence, you may place your leaves in the parking lane the evening before your street sweeping day. Please make sure you do not place leaves near or over catch basins. If you do not have a parking lane, then you must continue to place your leaves on the terrace.
Grass can be cleaned up when cutting and more easily kept out of the street. Leaves fall fast over a short period of time and many naturally fall into the street, all of which need to be picked up. When your leaves are placed in the street they will be picked up faster reducing the amount that would make it into the storm sewer and ultimately the lake and river.
If parking is allowed in front of your residence, there is a parking lane
If your street does NOT have a parking lane, leaves should continue to be placed on the terrace. Please place leaves in an open area of the terrace away from trees, light poles, mailboxes or any other obstacles.
No. Parking over a leaf pile may cause leaves to start on fire and cause damage to your vehicle.
The parking ban does not apply to businesses and schools.
Our goal is to complete pickup in each section each week. Depending on weather, volume of leaves and equipment, there may be times a section is not completed. Please be patient, they will be picked up the following week.
Brush and garden waste WILL NOT be picked up. Residents may take brush and garden waste to the Manitowoc County compost sites or contact a private hauler.
No. There is a residential parking ban from October 1st through November 19th. On the normal day of your street sweeping leaves will be picked up from the parking lane of your street. There will be no parking on your street sweeping day from 6 AM to 3 PM.