Cleaning your home after a hurricane can feel very daunting. Debris pickup will be offered and the landfill is open for residential and commercial service providers.
Residents in the unincorporated areas of Bay County that have storm-related debris are asked to move all debris to the right of way. When moving your debris curbside, please remember:
- All storm-generated debris must be separated and be placed in the right-of-way. Residents should avoid placing debris near power poles, fire hydrants, water meters, mail boxes or other utilities. Crews are not allowed on private property, so all debris must be in the right-of-way area, typically the area from a power pole to the curb.
- No demolition debris will be picked up, please consult with your insurance company and/or contractor for demolition debris removal.
- Commercial customers, please contact your contracted waste services provider for disposal services.Commercial waste should not be placed on the right-of-way.
- Do not place household garbage with storm debris.
- Storm-generated debris must be sorted and placed curbside in the following categories:
- Construction– furniture, carpet, tile, steel, glass, brick, concrete, asphalt roofing material, pipe, gypsum wallboard, lumber or anything used in the construction, renovation, and demolition of a structure.
- Vegetative debris – Tree limbs, leaves, logs, pallets, and tree branches.
- White goods/large appliances – washers, dryers, refrigerators, ranges, microwaves, water heaters, freezers and small AC units.
- Electronics – TVs, computers, monitors, fax machines, stereos, speakers, etc.
- Household hazardous waste - Cleaning supplies, batteries, lawn chemicals, oils, oil-based paints and stains and pesticides.