Saturday, September 23, 2023

York County Announces Schedule for Fall/Winter Leaf Collection

York County has announced the dates for its fall/winter leaf collection (File photo)

YORK COUNTY — Beginning Monday, November 15, and continuing through Friday, January 28, York County residents who reside on publicly maintained roads can place an unlimited number of clear bags of leaves at the front roadside for collection every other week.

Residents who live in private communities or on privately maintained roads may bring leaves to the closest public roadway for collection. In addition, all residents may bring leaves year-round to the VPPSA Compost Facility located at 145 Goodwin Neck Road, Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For leaf collection purposes, the County is divided into two zones:

Southern Zone – all homes south of Dare Road, including neighborhoods in Grafton, Tabb, Brandywine, Coventry, Kiln Creek, Calthrop Neck Road neighborhoods, Running Man, and Carys Chapel Road area. Collection weeks for the Southern Zone are:

  • November 15
  • November 29
  • December 13
  • December 27
  • January 10
  • January 24 (Final Sweep)

Northern Zone – all homes on and north of Dare Road, including neighborhoods along Wolf Trap Road, Goodwin Neck Road, and homes in and near Marlbank, Edgehill, Queens Lake, Hubbard’s Lane, Skimino, and Lightfoot. Collection weeks for the Northern Zone are:

  • November 22
  • December 6
  • December 20
  • January 3
  • January 17
  • January 24 (Final Sweep)

Leaves must be in clear bags, no thicker than one millimeter (no drawstrings, please!) and bags must be easy to handle by one person (max. weight limit = 40 pounds). Clear bags can be purchased at local hardware, grocery, and department stores. Bags containing other yard debris (sticks, etc.) and/or pet waste will not be accepted.

Bags must be at the front roadside by 7 a.m. on the Monday of your collection week. Pick up will be completed by the end of the week.

For more information, please call Waste Management at (757) 890-3780.

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