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Public Works Department - Brush Collection Information

Brush collection will occur in March, April, May, September and October. No exceptions. Wood chips resulting from the recycling of brush will be available to Dennis Township residents without charge. Please call 861-5309 to make arrangements.

Brush Collection Area Descriptions
Area 1:
From Johnson's Mill Pond north, including NW Dennis, Eldora & Belleplain.
Area 2:
From Johnson's Mill Pond south, including all of Dennisville and part of South Dennis, including all roads branching off of Route 47. Route 83 to and including Dennis Creek Village. Dennisville Road from Route 83 to intersection of Hagen Road and Dennisville Road.
Area 3:
Remainder of Route 83, Route 9 south from intersection of Route 9 and Route 83, all of Kings Highway to Woodbine-Ocean View Road, Dennisville Road from intersection with Hagan Road to intersection with Main Street in South Seaville, Hagen Road, North & South Ravenwood Drive, and all roads branching off of these roads.
Area 4:
Route 9 north of intersection with Route 83, all roads east of Route 9, Corson's Tavern Road, Woodbine-Ocean View Road, Main Street in South Seaville, DeVaul's Lane, Tompkins Lane, Alexander Way, and all roads branching off of these roads.

Brush Collection Rules & Regulations:

Due to the enormous participation of this service, and in compliance with Township Ordinance, the total pile of brush for each residence must not exceed 4 feet in height, 4 feet in depth, and 8 feet in length. As a standard guideline, this size is approximately the same as the bed of a standard pick-up truck. When a pile exceeds 4' X 8' X 4' only that much of the pile will be collected.

  • Brush must be placed curbside by 6:30 a.m. the day of collection.
  • Brush must be clean, no nails, bolts, string, etc.
  • Long branches to be placed in neat piles for chipping.
  • Branches must not exceed 6 inches in diameter.
  • Residents must dispose of brush resulting from lot clearing or tree removal.
  • Builders are responsible for disposing of their own brush.
  • Grass and leaves are not considered brush.

2018 Spring & Fall Brush Collection Schedule:

Spring Brush Collection for March 2018:
  • Area 1- week of 3/05
  • Area 2- week of 3/12
  • Area 3- week of 3/19
  • Area 4- week of 3/26
Spring Brush Collection for April 2018:
  • Area 1- week of 4/02
  • Area 2- week of 4/09
  • Area 3- week of 4/16
  • Area 4- week of 4/23
Spring Brush Collection for May 2018:
  • Area 1- week of 4/30
  • Area 2- week of 5/07
  • Area 3- week of 5/14
  • Area 4- week of 5/21
Fall Collection for September 2018:
  • Area 1- week of 4-7
  • Area 2- week of 10-14
  • Area 3- week of 17-21
  • Area 4- week of 24-28
Fall Brush Collection for October 2018:
  • Area 1- week of 1-5
  • Area 2- week of 8-12
  • Area 3- week of 15-19
  • Area 4- week of 22-26

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