N E W S R E L E A S E
Oct. 23, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jim Hill, Solid Waste Superintendant
James City County announces leaf disposal options
Self Haul - Between Nov. 5 and Nov. 19 and Jan. 2 and Jan. 14, James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center, 1204 Jolly Pond Rd., daily between 7 a.m. and 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 be accepted by Convenience Center staff with a letter from the resident containing the resident’s name, address and telephone number.
At all other times, leaves may be self-hauled by using coupons available at the Treasurer’s Office, Satellite Services, Freedom Park, the James City County Recreation Center and the James River Community Center or online at jamescitycountyva.gov/epayment. One coupon per four lawn and leaf-sized bags is required.
Brush and tree limbs are not included in the free collection and will require coupons.
Curbside Collection - James City County will provide one round of curbside leaf collection. Collection dates are as follows and are determined by voting district. District information can be found at jamescitycountyva.gov/leafcollection or by calling General Services at 757-259-4080.
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 - 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 JCC Solid Waste at 757-565-0971 or GenServ@jamescitycountyva.gov.