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May Brush Pickup

The City of Dunkirk Public Works Department announces that brush pickup will begin on Monday, May 6th in District A.  District B will be picked up the week of May 13th, District C will be picked up the week of May 20th and District D will be picked up the week of May 27th.

Brush must be at the curb by 7:30 am on the Monday of the respective collection week but no earlier than the previous Saturday. City crews will collect each area only once.  Brush placed at the curb after the crews pass by will not be collected and may be ticketed as a violation of the City Code.  Brush should be bundled with string or twine no more than 4’ long, diameter of no more than 18” and shall weigh no more than 65 pounds.  Bundles should be placed between the sidewalk and curb but should not be placed near any posts, trees, water or sewer boxes, etc. which could be damaged during removal operations.  Brush placed on City property other than the area fronting the respective residential property will be ticketed.

City residents may also drop brush off at the Public Works facility on Lucas Avenue which is open 9AM-2PM Monday- Friday and 9AM-5PM Saturdays (excluding Holidays).  When dumping, note the separate pile for leaves, pine and other woods. Please do not mix. 

You may refer to the 2024 Curbside Collection Schedule for further information.

Please contact the City of Dunkirk Streets Department at 716-366-4411 or Department of Public Works at 716-366-9832 with any questions or concerns.