City of Gatlinburg

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Residential Garbage Pick-up

The Sanitation Department's residential crews work Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM If you have any questions about pick-up schedules, please call the Sanitation Department at (865) 436-5959.

 

Brush, Junk & Leaf Pick-up

The Street Department provides the service of picking up brush each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and junk items on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Department also provides the service of leaf removal in the fall. To schedule a pick-up for brush, junk, or leaves at your location, please call the Street Department at (865) 430-1370.

 

Brush Pick-up

Brush piles must be placed by the side of the road with tree limbs not to exceed 8 feet in length.
Brush piles can not include large logs or stumps.

Junk Pick-up

Junk piles can not include:
• Televisions
• Any debris from the clearing of lots in construction work.

Leaf Pick-up

Leaves must be placed in a location accessible by a large leaf vacuum truck.
Brush can not be mixed in with leaves.

 

Commercial Curbside Pick-up

There will be two commercial curbside pick-ups each day for Parkway businesses. These pick-ups will occur at approximately 11:00 AM and 11:00 PM.


Placement of garbage on sidewalk should occur no sooner than 15 minutes prior to the scheduled pick-up. If your business closes early, please hold your garbage inside your facility until the 11:00 AM pick-up time. If you have any questions about pick-up schedules, please call the Sanitation Department at (865) 436-5959.

 

In accordance with Section 17-103 of the Gatlinburg Municipal Code:

1.

  1. You must provide an adequate number of strong, durable, rodent/insect proof closed containers, not less than 20 or more than 35 gallons in capacity. They may not exceed 75 pounds. Plastic or paper bags are not acceptable.
  2. Paper or cardboard will not be emptied and returned, but must be closed and tied or taped shut and will be taken away.
  3. Boxes used for delivery must be flattened and tied in bundles.
  4. No fluorescent bulbs are to be placed in trash cans

2. Solid waste not properly bundled or in proper containers will not be picked up.

3.  Please refer to Title 17 of the Gatlinburg Municipal Code for specifics, as well as, Section 16-101 (obstructing streets), 16-107 (littering) and 16-109 (keeping sidewalks clean).