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event photoAre there requirements for sidewalks and yards?

What are the Town's trash collection policies?

Does the Town collect bulk waste?

Does the Town have a new curbside recycling program?

When does the Town Council meet?

Does the Town have restrictions on noise?

 

 

 

Are there requirements for sidewalks and yards?

Yes. Centreville's Code of Ordinances requires that property owners maintain yards and sidewalks as follows:

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What are the Town's trash collection policies?

Household trash is collected on Wednesdays, as is recycling. Please recycle!
    ► For more information on recycling please see the FAQ above about recycling.

In the event Wednesday is a holiday for the trash collection contractor, trash collection will take place on the following day.

A maximum of six trash cans will be picked up per dwelling unit or business. Cans may not exceed 50 gallons in capacity.

All trash cans must be placed at the curb on Wednesday by 6 a.m., but no earlier than 6 p.m. Tuesday.

All trash placed at curbside must be in a trash can with the lid secured.

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Does the Town collect bulk waste?

Yes. Trees, limbs or branches should be placed curbside (not in the roadway) by 6AM Mondays. Public Works crews will pick up yard waste as early in the week as practical, but priority is given to maintenance of water and wastewater pipe repairs and other critical functions.

Branches must be bundled and may not be longer than 3 feet. Logs longer than 3 feet do not need to be tied in bundles. Logs and bundles of branches may not weigh more than 50 pounds.

Leaves and grass clippings should be placed in boxes, cans or baskets, not bags.

Other bulk waste should be placed curbside no later than 8am on Tuesdays, but no earlier than 4pm on Mondays. A $15 bulk pick-up sticker is required. These may be obtained from the Town Office.

No tires larger than 600x16 will be collected or placed for collection on the street or curb. A $15 bulk pick-up sticker is required for every two tires.

Appliances must have doors removed before pick-up. Notify Town Hall before putting an appliance out for pick-up. Refriferators and air conditioners require a $20 bulk pick-up sticker to defray the cost of removing chemicals.

Amounts larger than a small pickup truck load (50 cu feet) will not be collected by the Town.

Construction debris from building renovation or repair shall be removed by the contractor, builder, or property owner.  The Town will not collect construction debris.

The Town will loan a truck to any resident or business owner in town for large loads of bulky waste or construction debris. The fee for use of the truck is $50.00 plus additional charges for landfill tipping fees over one ton. Please call the Town Office to schedule use of a truck.

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Does the Town have a curbside recycling program?

Yes. The Town of Centreville launched a single-stream recycling program on September 8, 2010. For more information, please see the letter that was mailed to every trash customer in Town. Please contact Town Hall if you are moving into a newly constructed home.

Items collected: Glass jars and bottles, plastic milk jugs and soda bottles and other plastic containers (not lids), aluminum, steel, and empty metal aerosol cans, corrugated cardboard (please flatten boxes), paperboard, newspaper, magazines, paperback and phone books, mail, catalogues, and paper.   Please click here for a list of what you can recycle.

Items NOT collected: ceramics, window glass, mirrors, lightbulbs (recycle fluorescent and CFL bulbs where you purchased them), plastic bags (recycled at your grocery store) and styrofoam.

The County also provides recylcing igloos if you wish to drop off your recyclables. They are located behind the County Health Department on Banjo Lane.

Additional recycling information can be found at http://www.midshorerecycling.org/

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When does the Town Council meet?

The Centreville Town Council meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month at 7:00 pm at the Liberty Building, 107 North Liberty Street, 2nd Floor, Commissioners Meeting Room.  Check the Calendar for more specific information about Council meeting times and dates. Meetings are open to the public. Citizens may request to appear before the Council upon submission of a written request to be added to the agenda.  Public comments are welcome during the "Citizens Comments" section of the agenda.

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Does the Town have restrictions on noise?

Yes. They are found in Chapter 88 of the Town Code

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