The City of Oak Park, Michigan



To Report Non-Emergency items such as water main breaks, downed trees in the public right of way, and other Public Works emergencies please call Public Safety Dispatch at 248-691-7520

DPW 2014 Calendar Dates:

    January 1 - New Years Day - NO TRASH PICK UP–DELAYED 1 DAY
    January 10 - Brush pick-up (Holiday Trees) ends

    February 18 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting
    February 20 - Recycling Commission meeting

    March 20 - Healthy Lawn Seminar (Community Center 7pm)

    April 3 - Yard Waste & Brush Pick-up Begins
    April 11 - Haul Your Own Junk-a-way days thru April 19
    April 15 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting
    April 17 - Recycling Commission meeting
    April 25 - Arbor Day

    May 20 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting
    May 25 - Flower Sale - More info
    May 26 - Memorial Day - NO TRASH PICK UP - 1 DAY DELAY

    June 6 to 14 - Haul your own Junk Away Days at the Ice Arena parking lot
    June 17 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting
    June 19 - Recycling Commission meeting

    July 4 - Independence Day - NO TRASH PICK-UP 1 DAY DELAY

    August 21 - Recycling Commission meeting

    September 1 - Labor Day - NO TRASH PICK UP - 1 DAY DELAY
    September 16 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting

    September 26 to 30 - Haul your own Junk Away Days

    October 1 - Curbside Leaf Pick-up Begins
    October 2 - Beautification Award Ceremony
    October 3 to 11 - Haul your own Junk Away Days
    October 16 - Recycling Commission meeting

    November 27 - Thanksgiving Day - NO TRASH PICK UP - 1 DAY DELAY

    December 1 - Curbside Leaf Pick-up ends
    December 12 - Yard waste & Brush Pick-up Ends
    December 16 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting
    December 18 - Recycling Commission meeting
    December 25 - Christmas Day - - NO TRASH PICK UP - 1 DAY DELAY

Trash Collection:

  • If you live WEST of Coolidge, your collection day is THURSDAY
  • If you live EAST of Coolidge, your collection day is FRIDAY

  • Please set out your trash, recycling and yard waste no later than 7:00 AM collection day.
  • Because collection trucks may run at different times on your scheduled day, trash, recycling, and/or yard waste must be placed at the curb no later than 7:00am on the day of your pick up. Any items placed at the curb after 7:00 am will have to be removed and collected the following week.
  • Blue and green glass bottles are now accepted as well as empty food and beverage boxes, milk cartons, “paper” cups, drink and juice boxes. Also barbeque grills, lawn mowers, bicycles and other smaller metal items will now be collected for recycling with other large metal appliances. Please place these metal items next to your recycle bin.
  • For more information please contact Socrra.org



Department of Public Works Director
Kevin Yee

Mon. - Thur. 8am - 4pm
Tel: 248 691-7497
Fax: 248 691-7168

City of Oak Park
10600 Capital
Oak Park, MI 48237

Page One:

  • DPW 2014 Dates
  • Trash Collection

Page Two

  • Leaf Pick-up
  • DPW Divisions
  • The Rouge River Project

Page Three

  • Latest News
  • Snow Emergencies
  • Recycling Program
  • Beautification Criteria