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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Storm-Related Brush Collection

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STORM-RELATED BRUSH COLLECTION

Due to recent storm damage, the Holmdel Township Committee has decided to modify the Fall 2019 Brush Pick-up Schedule as follows:

Click Here to download Fall 2019 Revised Brush Collection Notice


Section

Original Scheduled

Pickup Date

New Pickup Date

SECTION A

Starting on September 3

Starting August 19

SECTION B

Starting on September 10

Starting August 26

SECTION C

Starting on September 17

Starting September 3

SECTION D

Starting on September 24

Starting September 9


It is requested that all residents please follow the brush curbside regulations in accordance with the Township’s Brush Collection Guidelines (see below)

BRUSH COLLECTION GUIDELINES 


  • The only materials that will be picked-up are limbs and branches, (no leaves, garden plants, tree stumps, or bushes with roots)

  • Tree Limbs MUST be 6 INCHES in diameter or smaller The maximum amount of Brush that can be placed at the curb is Three (3) individual piles of Branches, with each pile NOT exceeding 4’ High x 4 wide by 6’ long.

  • Please leave at least 6 FEET of space on each side and between each pile so machinery can grasp the material. DO NOT place branches in the roadway. DO NOT stack brush piles beside shrubbery, posts, hydrants, electrical or cable boxes, mailboxes, and/or any other objects Brush must be ACCESSIBLE for machinery collecting the branches/brush, if NOT, it CANNOT be removed

  • Landscapers and Tree Surgeons hired by the Resident are responsible for the removal of branches/brush. The brush removal service provided by the Township is restricted to RESIDENTIAL PRUNING ONLY. The Service is provided for RESIDENTS of the Township. Brush will NOT be collected from any COMMERCIAL BUSINESSES.

  • If possible, DO NOT stack branches/brush on a sidewalk!!

  • Brush mixed with, STUMPS/ROOTS/LEAVES/GRASS/DIMENSIONAL LUMBER/FIREWOOD OR OVERSIZED MATERIAL ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE, AND WILL BE REFUSED. ONLY tree branches and limbs are acceptable.

  • Brush must be stacked perpendicular to the curb, in front of your dwelling, NOT exceeding the length, height, and diameter listed. Brush must NOT be stacked at the curb any earlier than 1 WEEK prior to your scheduled week of collection (due to Storm-Water Tier A Requirements) Brush MUST NOT be stacked for collection within 10 FEET of a Storm-Water Inlet/Basin!! In order for Public Works to continue to provide Brush Removal services, there are many State and County regulations that must be adhered to and strictly followed.

  • Brush pick-up will take place rain-or-shine

  • Please place your brush curbside no more than one (1) week prior to your collection date. The first roadway may be picked up as early as 7:00am.


This revised brush pick-up collection will be the last collection for the remainder of 2019.

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