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N E W S   R E L E A S E


Oct. 22, 2013






Jim Hill, Solid Waste Superintendent


James City County announces leaf disposal options

Self Haul

James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 4-18, 2013 and Jan. 2-13, 2014 at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center, 1204 Jolly Pond Rd. The Convenience Center is open daily from 7 a.m.-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 and James River Recreation Centers 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
Dec. 2-4

South Powhatan/Jamestown

Dec. 4-11
Dec. 11-18

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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