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Commercial Curbside Collection

Commercial Curbside Solid Waste is collected two (2) times per week. Your pickup schedule is either Monday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday. Please click on the following link for a map of your service area: Map of Commercial Curbside Solid Waste Service Area

An unlimited amount of commercial solid waste may be placed out for collection in any commonly available light gauge steel, plastic or galvanized receptacle of a nonabsorbent material, closed at one end and open at the other, and without any jagged or sharp edges, furnished with a tightly fitted top or lid and handles, which receptacle shall have a capacity not to exceed 40 gallons nor weigh more than 50 pounds each when full. Plastic bags which are designed to store and enclose solid waste, with sufficient wall strength to maintain physical integrity when lifted by the top, and weighing no more than 50 pounds each when full are also acceptable. The Contractor will leave behind containers exceeding the 40 gallon/50 pound limit or solid waste mixed with yard waste or hazardous waste. A tag indicating the reason will be left.

Garbage cans and bags will be provided by the owner, tenant, lessee or occupant of the premises at the businesses’ expense. Garbage cans will be maintained in good condition by the business.

Yard Waste

Yard Waste is collected one (1) time per week. Your pickup schedule is Wednesday.

Yard waste is vegetative matter resulting from the yard and landscaping maintenance of your own property. This includes material such as tree branches, leaves, grass clippings or palm fronds.

An unlimited amount of yard waste may be placed out for collection in any commonly available light gauge steel, plastic or galvanized receptacle of a nonabsorbent material, closed at one end and open at the other, and without any jagged or sharp edges, furnished with a tightly fitted top or lid and handles, which receptacle shall have a capacity not to exceed 40 gallons nor weigh more than 50 pounds each when full. Plastic bags which are designed to store and enclose yard waste, with sufficient wall strength to maintain physical integrity when lifted by the top, and weighing no more than 50 pounds each when full are also acceptable. Yard waste can also be placed out in TIED bundles, no longer than five (5) feet or contain branches larger than five (5) inches in diameter. The Contractor will leave behind items exceeding the 40 gallon/50 pound limit, bundles exceeding the 5 foot/5 inch limit, bundles NOT tied or yard waste mixed with solid waste or hazardous waste. A tag indicating the reason will be left.

Garbage cans and bags will be provided by the owner, tenant, lessee or occupant of the premises at the businesses’ expense. Garbage cans will be maintained in good condition by the business.

Automobile Tires

Automobile Tires are collected one (1) time per week. Your pickup schedule is on your second scheduled solid waste pickup day. Tires are limited to eight (8) maximum per business per year. The Contractor will leave behind items not in compliance. A tag indicating the reason will be left.
The Contractor may impose an additional charge, with prior written approval from the City, if the annual maximums are exceeded by the business.

Automobile Batteries

Automobile Batteries are collected one (1) time per week. Your pickup schedule is on your second scheduled solid waste pickup day. Batteries are limited to two (2) maximum per business per year. The Contractor will leave behind items not in compliance. A tag indicating the reason will be left.

The Contractor may impose an additional charge, with prior written approval from the City, if the annual maximums are exceeded by the business.

Minor Repair and Minor Remodeling Debris

Minor Repair and Minor Remodeling Debris is collected one (1) time per week. Your pickup schedule is on your second scheduled solid waste pickup day. Minor repair and remodeling debris is limited to three (3) garbage cans maximum per business per week. The Contractor will leave behind items not in compliance. A tag indicating the reason will be left.

Side-Door Collection

Side-Door Collection is available for disabled persons who qualify and present to the City the appropriate documentation. An advance request to the Solid Waste Division at 407-688-5089 is required.

Side-door collection service is available for all disabled persons who are unable by reason of age or infirmity to place solid waste, of whatever nature, wherever located, at regular locations. This includes all commercial collection services. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), those residents of the City who present to the City a notarized certificate from a licensed physician certifying that such person is disabled will be exempt from placing their items curbside or alley. Disabled persons must provide certification to the City annually and the City will subsequently notify the Contractor. The Contractor will collect items of such disabled persons in any mutually convenient place on the premises of such disabled persons; provided, however that the Contractor will NOT be required to go into offices or other structures; provided, further, however that the decision of the City relative to the location of solid waste shall be final.

Side-door collection is also available to businesses without disabilities at an additional charge. An advance request to the Solid Waste Division at 407-688-5089 is required.

Approved Containers

ALL solid waste must be contained in a garbage can, not to exceed 40 gallons or a plastic bag. ALL yard waste must be contained in a garbage can, plastic bag or TIED bundle which can be no longer than five (5) feet or contain branches larger than five (5) inches. ALL containers can weigh no more than 50 pounds each when full. ALL recyclable material must be contained in City provided 14-gallon recycle bins.

All solid waste must be placed in any commonly available light gauge steel, plastic or galvanized receptacle of a nonabsorbent material, closed at one end and open at the other, and without any jagged or sharp edges, furnished with a tightly fitted top or lid and handles, which receptacle shall have a capacity not to exceed 40 gallons nor weigh more than 50 pounds each when full. Plastic bags which are designed to store and enclose garbage or yard waste, with sufficient wall strength to maintain physical integrity when lifted by the top, and weighing no more than 50 pounds each when full are also acceptable. All yard waste must be placed in garbage cans, bags or TIED bundles not to exceed 50 pounds in weight. Bundles must be no longer than five (5) feet or contain branches larger than five (5) inches in diameter. The Contractor will leave behind containers not in compliance. A tag indicating the reason will be left.

Garbage cans and bags must be provided by the owner, tenant, lessee or occupant of the premises at the businesses expense. Garbage cans must be maintained in good condition by the business.

Location of Collection Containers

ALL collection materials must be placed out for pickup by 7:00 A.M. the day of collection service, or no earlier than 5:00 P.M. of the day before a scheduled collection service day.

All collection services, with the exception of side-door collection must be placed in approved containers at locations that are readily accessible to the Contractor and their equipment, normally not to exceed eight (8) feet from the curb or edge of the traveled portion of an alley or street as authorized by the City. Containers may be placed out for collection no earlier than 5:00 P.M. of the day before a scheduled collection and shall be removed not later than 7:00 P.M. of the day of collection.

Hours of Collection

ALL collection services will occur on Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M.

Quantities of Collection Materials

ALL collection services are UNLIMITED if properly contained.

Complaints

ALL complaints received before 2:00 P.M. will be resolved the same day; complaints received after 2:00 P.M. will be resolved by 12:00 NOON the following business day.