Tree & Branch
Cottage Grove, Oregon
Tree Branch Pickup
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
for a copy of the Tree Branch Pickup Brochure (pdf)
you have tree branches or limbs and would like to have
will only be picking up tree limbs and branches. Other
or materials will not be picked up. Please contact
Service at 942-8321 if you need other debris or materials
- Place the tree branches in the street where
they will be
picked up by City crews. The branches should be
piled near the
curb or drainage ditch. City Crews
the branches and chip them on site and haul the chips
chips will be used throughout the year in the City's parks
- Branches can be of any length-but must not be
larger than 4"
- Pile the branches so they don't block bike of
lanes. Branches should be within
- Place branches in a loose pile with the butt
pointed in the direction of the flow of traffic.
- Do not bag or
bundle the branches.
- Branches should be no closer than 30 feet from
- Do not place branches in the street where
does not exist.
- To assure that branches will be picked up,
pile their branches in the curbside parking areas prior
to the date of
Pickup Program is intended to assist property owners with their
trimmings by providing a convenient way to dispose of
Trees and shrubs along City streets are required to be trimmed to
provide an overhead clearance of 13 feet 6 inches for vehicle
and a minimum overhead clearance of 15 feet in
Sidewalks require a minimum overhead clearance of 8 feet. It
the property owner's responsibility to trim trees along their
to meet these clearance requirements. The tree branch pickup
program is conducted to help property owners dispose of branches
limbs from trimmings to meet the clearance requirements.
trimmed trees improve safety and reduce damage to vehicles.
appreciation for your assistance with helping keep the streets and
sidewalks safe, along with the branches from tree
trimmings to provide street and sidewalk clearance we
will also pickup branches from other tree trimmings on your
property. We hope this program provides a convenient way for
to dispose of branches and limbs not only from trimming street
trees and shrubs but from your own property as well. City
will chip the branches and limbs onsite and haul the chips to
City lot where the chips are stored then used on trails and in
for landscaping throughout the community.
about the Tree Branch Pickup Program check out the
Pickup Brochure (pdf)
you have any questions, please contact the Public Works
942-3349 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org