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 2015 Calendar Dates:

    January 1 - New Years Day - NO TRASH PICK UP–DELAYED 1 DAY
    January 9 - Brush pick-up (Holiday Trees) ends

    February 17 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting @ 7pm
    February 19 - Recycling Commission meeting @ 7pm

    March 27 - April 5 - Haul Your Own Junk Away Days

    April 6 - Yard Waste & Brush Pick-up Begins
    April 15 - Healthy Lawn Seminar April 16 - Recycling Commission meeting @ 7pm
    April 21 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting @ 7pm
    April 24 - Arbor Day

    May 19 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting @ 7pm
    May 24 - Flower Sale
    May 25 - Memorial Day - NO TRASH PICK UP - 1 DAY DELAY

    June 4 - 7 - Haul Your Own Junk Away Days
    June 7 - Electronic Recycling Day/Industrial Shredder 10am-2pm- Ice Arena Parking
    June 16 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting @ 7pm
    June 18 - Recycling Commission meeting @ 7pm

    July 4 - Independence Day - NO DELAYS IN TRASH PICK-UP

    August 20 - Recycling Commission meeting

    September 7 - Labor Day - NO TRASH PICK UP - 1 DAY DELAY
    September 15 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting @ 7pm
    September 18-27 - Haul your own Junk Away Days

    October 15 - Recycling Commission meeting
    October 19 - Curbside Leaf Pick-up Begins

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

    December 11 - Curbside Leaf Pick-up ends
    December 15 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting
    December 17 - Recycling Commission meeting
    December 18 - Yard waste & Brush Pick-up Ends
    December 25 - Christmas Day - FRIDAY 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