The City is separated into the east and west sections with leaf trucks assigned to each section on alternating weeks. In the heavily forested areas a specific truck is assigned for leaf collection.
The City of Harrisonburg Public Works Department will be starting the annual curbside leaf collection on November 4, 2013.
Leaves are vacuumed up Monday – Friday for six weeks excluding Veterans Day and Thanksgiving holidays. Leaf collection continues for six weeks with the following schedule, weather permitting:
*There will be no leaf collection December 9-13 due to the inclement weather and continued low temperatures. However, several trucks will be out December 16-20 for collection for the East Side of Main St. & Fairway Drive.
|West Side of Main St. & Forest Hills
||East Side of Main St. & Fairway Drive|
November 11-15 (excluding holiday)
November 25-29 (excluding holidays)
*December 16-20 - (This is the reschedule date due to inclement weather December 9-13)
*During the above dates, streets will be done only once per week.
Guidelines for collection:
Before and after these dates, place your leaves in a biodegradable bag or 35 gallon container with no liner for assigned Wednesday pickup. (See Yard Debris and Bulk collection.) Once the annual collection is complete, there will be no limit on contained leaves that are set out for Wednesday pickup through December 31, 2013. Leaves not properly placed for pickup will be subject to a violation fee.
Questions? Call Public Works at 540-434-5928.