Police Department Enforcing Garbage Ordinance

Posted on March 6, 2019

Reminder to residents to set trash out on your scheduled day and also to bring in your garbage container after pickup.  The Police Department will  be giving out citations to those violating the city ordinance.


All refuse garbage shall be placed in suitable containers and placed at the curb no earlier than 6:00 p.m. the evening before, or by 7:00 a.m. of the day for regular pickup. All empty containers shall be removed from the curb within twelve hours after pickup. No garbage or refuse containers shall be stored or placed in front of the building line of any property at any other time. No garbage or trash shall be placed in front of any building or property other than that where the waste material originates. Garbage or trash that is placed at the curb or otherwise left forward of the front building line of the building at any other time of the week than that permitted shall be cleaned up at the earliest possible time by agents of the City of Bedford and the cost of said cleanup and resultant disposal shall be charged to the owner and/or persons in control of the property.


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