SOLID WASTE ORDINANCE:
city is not responsible for the collection of contracted or
commercial landscape debris. The material shall be properly disposed
of at the owners or contractors expense.
refers to items like limbs, brush and large yard debris, junk
items, appliances, furniture, extra trash and bagged yard waste.
Bagged yard waste,
including leaves, lawn clippings, small brush and straw.
A work order must be
placed with Solid Waste Services for any Special Collection
Items should be
placed as close to the roadway as safely possible, but several
feet away from trees, vehicles, utility poles, mailboxes, etc.
items should not be mixed. For example, do not place appliances
and limbs in the same pile.
limbs and other vegetation will be collected along with bagged
yard waste as long as such trimmings are: no larger than 24
inches in diameter; no longer than six feet; and tied in bundles
weighing no more than 40 pounds.
Limbs and brush not
in compliance with the above provision will be collected by work
order only on a per case basis.
It shall be
considered an offense for customers to place for collection
flammable, toxic, corrosive or otherwise hazardous liquids or
PENALTY: Any person, firm or corporation convicted of violating
provisions of the City of Lufkin’s Solid Waste Ordinance will be
guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine of up to $2,000.00,
per offense, per day.