MICHIGAN CITY | The Michigan City Street Department will begin fall leaf pickup on Monday, October 21. If residents would like weekly pickups of their leaves, they may use compost containers or compost/yard waste bags (no plastic bags) available from area merchants (NO TOTERS PLEASE!). Leaves in paper yard bags or 32 gallon trash cans should be placed in the front of the property and they will be picked up by the Refuse Department on your regular compost day until the week ending November 22. Leaves will be picked up by request only prior to Monday, October 21. If citizens have branches that need picked up please call in your requests to the Central Service Department at 873-1500.
The Street Department requests that residents cooperate by following these rules:
No plastic bags are to be used
Branches, rocks and other debris must be kept out of the leaf piles
Leaf piles should be loose in large piles in front of the property as close to the curb as possible, but away from the sewer drains.
Please do not use Toters, leaves will not be picked up in those containers
Leaves will not be picked up in the alleys.
OCTOBER 21-25 & NOVEMBER 11-15
Area 1 is marked by Franklin Street on the west, Michigan Boulevard and Roeske Avenue on the east and Kieffer Road on the south.
OCTOBER 28-NOVEMBER 1 & NOVEMBER 18-22
Area 2 is marked by Lake Shore Drive and U.S. 12 and Shoreland Drive on the north, Michigan Boulevard on the south and Meer Road on the east.
NOVEMBER 4-8 & NOVEMBER 25-29
Area 3 is marked by County Line Road on the west, Franklin Street on the east, Kieffer Road on the south and Lake Michigan on the north.