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THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY LEAF VACUUM PROGRAM

FOR FALL OF 2014

Leaf Collection for the 2014 Season will begin November 10, 2014. Last season, crews collected over 142,000 cubic yards of leaves!

Enter your address into the search bar on the map below to find your Leaf Collection Area. Then, click on the link below the map to see the approximate date leaves will be collected from your street.

LEAF VACUUMING COLLECTION DISTRICT

LEAF COLLECTION SCHEDULE: CLICK HERE TO SEE WHEN LEAVES WILL BE VACUUMED FROM YOUR STREET

 

If your home is not in the Leaf Collection District, click here for information on how to become included in the Leaf Collection Program.

DOWNLOAD THE  LEAFING INFORMATION FLYER

New Signs

New, larger, more informative signs will be used this season. They direct residents to our web site for collection dates.

 

Leaf Piles

Please remember to keep your leaves OUT OF THE STREET!

Proper placement of leaf piles        Do not place leaf piles in the street  

Placing leaf piles in the street can cause many problems such as:

Keeping leaf piles out of the streets prevents these problems. Rest assured that our crews can get your to leaves that are placed on the grass. Any discoloration of the grass is temporary as it is dormant at this time.

We appreciate your cooperation with our efforts to promote a safe and efficient leaf collection operation in your neighborhood!

Please remove the leaf piles from the street. Failure to do so may diminish water quality protection.

 

The 2014 Leaf Collection Season 

The Division of Highway Services will start the FIRST round of the 2014 season of leaf collection services on November 10, 2014. Please check back frequently as the Leaf Collection Schedule and start dates become finalized.

Our crews collected over 142,000 cubic yards of leaves last season.

 

Leaf Collection District

The Leaf Collection District is generally south of Bel Pre Road, east of I-270/I-495 and west of New Hampshire Avenue, to the District line. See Map Above.

The Leaf Collection Program continues for 6 to 8 weeks, and includes postings for 2 scheduled pick-ups.

First collection. Leafing Crews will post signs throughout the work areas several days before our crews' arrival. 

NEW THIS YEAR: The signs will display your Leafing Area and a web address to direct you to the actual pick up dates. Different from previous years, the signs will not have collection dates on them. We will attempt to allow a weekend for residents to rake their leaves to the edge of the road for vacuum pick up.  Signs will be removed after our crews complete each street.

The second and final fall collection will begin around the beginning of December.  The timing will depend on weather conditions.  The same posting, collection, and sign removal procedures are used for both vacuum collections.

If you believe that your leaves may have been missed, please contact the MC311 Call Center by dialing 311 (or 240-777-0311). Additionally, you may call Highway Services directly at 240-777-ROAD (7623).

The actual collection of the leaves can be affected by rain, snow and ice. These factors may cause a longer than normal collection effort. Depending on the severity of the inclement weather (which affects the ability of our leaf vacuums to collect leaves) other means of collection, such as front-end loaders, may be employed.

Residents Should:

Residents Should Not:

Thank you for helping us keep our streets safe during the Leaf Collection Program!

     

 

For any MCDOT service request or complaint, call 311
When dialing outside of the county, call 240-777-0311 or submit via their website.

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Highway Services · Montgomery County Department of Transportation
Questions/Comments · Inside Montgomery County dial 311 · TTY: 240-773-3556
Outside Montgomery County dial 240-777-0311