Public Service / PUblic Works

City Hall
258 Main St
Oneonta, NY 13820
Telephone: (607) 432-2100
Fax: (607) 432-3055

Larry Harrison - General Supervisor

Jon Williams - Street & Facilities Superintendent

MaryAnn Borawa - Account Clerk


Brush and Yard Waste Pick-up

The City of Oneonta Department of Public Service announces that Curbside residential brush and yard waste pick-up will resume soon. Residents should have brush and yard waste out no sooner than the weekend before the scheduled pick-up to prevent possible code violation.

2018 City of Oneonta Residential
Brush and Yard Waste Collection Schedule

Monday - Friday, the weeks of: 

Wards 1-4 Collection

|Wards 5-8 Collection

April 16

April 23

May 14

May 21

June 18

June 25

July 16

July 23

August 13

August 20

September 17

September 24

October 1

October 8

October 15

October 22

November 5

November 12

November 26 – Citywide


- 3" max diameter (logs cannot be split)
- 4' max limb length
- NO contractor removals or trimmings, residential brush only
- Brush/limbs must not be tied, bundled, in containers, bagged, or in the street


Yard waste:
- Must be in closed biodegradable yard waste bags, max 50lbs per bag – do not overfill
- Bags may contain leaves, twigs, evergreen clippings, roots, stumps, and plants
- Bags may not contain rocks, dirt, lumber, firewood, household trash, or foreign objects


- Place in the median, between the sidewalk and the curb, or behind sidewalk if no median
- Keep away from mailboxes, utility poles/boxes, hydrants, and parked vehicles
- Separate brush piles from bags of yard waste


To drop off brush and yard waste, visit the Central Garage office, 18 Silas Lane, M-F 8:30am-3:30pm (except holidays). For questions, call: Department of Public Service, 607-432-2100, Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm.