Parker Public Works – Trash Guidelines (Weekly Pickup)
The City provides weekly pick-up of trash, lawn debris and rubbish for residential customers. The fee for this service is $13.50 per month and is listed as “Trash” on your monthly utility bill.
City shall be responsible for collecting only such items of TRASH, BULK WASTE,
and YARD WASTE which are incapable of being placed in a 96-gallon container. If
it can fit in your garbage can, it is ineligible for pick-up by the City.
service consists of bulk waste, yard waste, non-putrescible solid waste, and
metal. Construction debris is NOT eligible for pick-up.
BULK WASTE: This service consists of all appliances (with all CFC
removed), furniture, couches, mattresses bicycles (tires removed), televisions,
swing sets, tires must be removed from rims, and other similar items and
materials other than Construction Debris.
YARD WASTE: This service consists of vegetative matter resulting from
landscaping maintenance or minor land clearing operations. Yard waste shall
also include tree limbs or tree trunks that are no greater than four (4) feet
in length or four (4) inches in diameter. No tree stumps will be picked up.
Leaves do not need
to be bagged but if you bag them, do NOT tie the bag.
Ensure yard waste is
free of other debris and placed in a separate
Debris shall NOT be placed in drainage ditches or near any drainage structures to prevent items from entering the city’s stormwater system.
Ensure that no
debris is placed directly against fences, mailboxes, vehicles or on water
meters, irrigation lines, under utility lines, near utility poles or low limbs.
Trash shall not be
placed by the street for collection until the day before the designated collection day.
Trash and yard waste
must be in separate piles.
Any trash to be
collected shall be neatly stacked along the street or authorized alley right-
of-way abutting your property for collection.
All furniture items
and miscellaneous trash may be mixed; all metal should be separated.
Appliances should be
in a separate pile, doors and Freon removed. Appliances will NOT be picked up
if doors are attached.
No trash should be
placed on vacant lots. Must be on right of way adjoining your property. The
City of Parker does not allow any community piles. Items will not be picked up
and information will be turned over to Code Enforcement and Police Department.
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DEBRIS AMOUNT: The maximum quantity of all trash to be collected by the
city per week at any one collection point shall be a volume of 3.5 cubic yards
(6 ft. x 4 ft. x 4 ft.) so long as said volume of trash does not exceed 500
pounds in weight and any one item does not exceed 100 pounds.
RENTAL PROPERTY: At such time a tenant moves out of a residence, this is not considered a normal debris pick up. The trash out pile will be subject to the excess fee table based on the size of pile. Arrangements should be made with the city for the cost. Should a former tenant leave with expense due for a large pile - It is the homeowner or landlord’s responsibility to remove any and all debris left behind or pay the city to remove.
FEE FOR EXCESS TRASH: Trash exceeding the maximum allowed quantity will be
subject to additional fees. If any person desires the City to remove a quantity
of trash exceeding the maximum quantity, they may request such service. You
will be notified if your trash exceeds the maximum allowed volume with a door hanger.
Excess bulk fees shall be paid before pick-up or an Excess Bulk Item
Authorization Form may be signed for fees to be added to the next utility bill.
Failure to remove excessive trash will result in code enforcement action. For
the city to remove excess bulk pile, a fee based upon a cubic yar volume, the
current fees are as listed.
¼ load More than 3.5 cy and less than 6 cy $ 62.50
½ load More than 6 cy and less than 12 cy $125.50
¾ load More than 12 cy and less than 18 cy $187.50
Full load More than 18 cy and less than 24 cy $250.00
In the event that an owner, agent, tenant, or occupant places over-sized trash curbside that is outside of a 96-gallon container exceeding 3.5 cubic yards (approximately 4’ x 4’ x 6’ or 500 pounds, without being requested to be picked up by the city, the city will provide a notice to the occupant of the premises allowing one week to remove and dispose of such trash.
the event that the owner, agent, tenant, or occupant fails to remove and dispose of the trash during the allotted time,
the city shall remove or cause to be removed the over- sized curbside trash and
will charge and bill the fee or the actual
cost for removal, whichever is greater, without notice thereof to the customer’s water bill. According to City
of Parker Trash Ordinance 2019-381.
HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE: NOTE: The City of Parker does NOT provide household
garbage collection service. You may contact the following companies for garbage
Bargain Sanitation (850 871-0016 Nate’s Sanitation (850) 769-4304
Coqui Disposal (850) 257-5939 Waste
Management (850) 874-1019
Mr. Trash (850) 249-3382 Waste
Pro (850) 872-1800
EXCLUDED WASTE: The following excluded waste will not be collected and
includes, but is not limited to the following:
tanks, commercial & industrial refuse, construction debris such as asphalt,
concrete, soil, gravel, rock, sheetrock, steel, glass, brick, pipe, lumber,
shingles, carpet, insulation, fencing, tree stumps, hazardous materials, used
oil, lead-acid batteries, biohazardous and institutional waste, large dead
animals, offal waste or stable matter.
Please direct all inquiries or to obtain an authorization form for excess bulk fees to Parker Public Works Department, between the hours of 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM Monday through Friday. Phone: (850) 871-4283.