Streets & Sanitation
Yard Debris and Garbage Collection
Solid Waste Collection is now being provided by Waste Pro. If you should have any questions about your new garbage day or any of the new services, please contact the Community Services Department at 404-669-2120 or see the Solid Waste Collection Plan (PDF) and FAQ’s (PDF).
Please report all street lights that are in need of repair to the Public Services Department at 404-669-2120 or you can contact Georgia Power’s Trouble Department at 888-660-5890 to report an "Outdoor Lighting Problem". Be prepared to give specific details (i.e. pole number, closest address or cross street) regarding the location of the pole so it can be repaired in a timely manner.
Please call (404) 669-2120. Special pick-ups (i.e. furniture, appliances, and trash) can be scheduled Monday thru Thursday. Items must be placed at the street by noon on Thursday and will be collected on Friday. This division is also responsible for maintaining streets throughout the City.
Rates for Special Pick-Ups
- Refrigerator, air compressor, freezer (freon items) - $30
- Appliances (stove, washer, dryer, hot water heater) - $20 each
- Sofa, recliner, chair, household furniture - $20 each
- Mattress and box spring - $10 each
- Excessive trash - $10 minimum
- Garbage - Curbside once a week pick-up - $20
The Community Service Department reserves the right to modify fees at any time at the discretion of the Director.
Commercial Solid Waste
Effective Thursday, October 1, 2020, all business owners will have the option to keep their current commercial dumpster service provider or choose a different provider.
It will be the responsibility of the business owner to make sure their dumpster service provider has been approved by the City before providing any dumpster services. Service providers can obtain the necessary application and agreements below.
Once the service providers application and agreement has been approved by Community Services, a permitting fee of $1,000 is required. A seventy-five-dollar ($75.00) renewal fee is required each year payable in advance on or before January 1st. All permits shall expire each December 31st.
Clean and Green Fee
All businesses using dumpsters are charged a clean and green fee of $19.50. Businesses using carts are charged a clean and green fee of $11.00.
The clean and green fee is for the pickup of litter, yard debris and other items picked up weekly by the City that are not placed in the dumpster.