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NEW  - Due to early inclement weather, the City’s leaf collection efforts have been delayed.  A final attempt to collect the remaining leaves will be made as soon as weather conditions permit.


Leaf Collection

Fairfield's annual leaf collection is scheduled to begin Monday, November 4, 2013. This program provides free leaf collection services to residents who place leaves in rows or piles between the curb and sidewalk or adjacent to the street in areas not having curb and sidewalk. Please do not place leaves in the curb & gutter or street. Due to new storm water quality requirements necessitated by the Phase 2 Storm Water Quality Program mandated by the Federal Government, leaves can no longer be placed in the street. This will prevent contamination to storm water runoff which can pollute streams or the aquifer which supplies our drinking water.

Residents are advised to NOT place leaves in the street, as gutters and storm sewers can become blocked and cause localized flooding during moderate to heavy rainfall. Please help make the collection program run as smoothly as possible by raking your leaves between the curb and sidewalk, or in areas without curb, adjacent to the street. Also, please do not park in front of or near the piles between the hours of 7:00am and 8:00pm as the trucks/equipment cannot reach them, those piles will be left until the next scheduled collection week. Do not place grass clippings, sticks, limbs or brush in with your leaves. These items can clog and damage our equipment and could injure workers.

Crews will collect leaves on the following proposed schedule:

     November 4 thru November 8
     November 25 thru November 29
     December 16 thru December 20
     November 11 thru November 15
     December 2 thru December 6
     December 23 thru December 27

     November 18 thru November 22 
     December 9 thru December 13
     December 30 thru January 3


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Due to the large volume of leaves, crews may run a little bit behind schedule from time to time, but please have leaves raked to the curbside by the posted dates.

Additional information will be provided with residents utility bills, on channel 18.

Residents who have a small amount of leaves, or who do not wish to participate in the program, may find it more convenient to bag their leaves and place them curbside for pick-up on the regular trash collection day.


Public Works
City of Fairfield
8870 N. Gilmore Road
Fairfield, OH 45014
(513) 867-4200 (phone)
(513) 867-4205 (fax)