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N E W S   R E L E A S E


Oct. 23, 2012






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 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 or by calling General Services at 757-259-4080.


Voting District  

Collection Dates


North Powhatan/Stonehouse             
South Powhatan/Jamestown             

Dec. 3-5

Dec. 5-12

Dec. 12-19


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


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