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 2016 Calendar Dates:

    January 1 - New Years Day - NO TRASH PICK UP–DELAYED 1 DAY
    January 22 - Brush pick-up (Holiday Trees) ends

    February 16 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting @ 7pm
    February 18 - Recycling Commission meeting @ 7pm

    April 4 - Yard Waste & Brush Pick-up Begins
    April 18 - Healthy Lawn Seminar April 19 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting @ 7pm
    April 21 - Recycling Commission meeting @ 7pm
    April 22-24 - Haul Your Own Junk Away Days
    April 23 - Electronic Recycling & Paper Shredding Event
    April 29 - Arbor Day

    May 17 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting @ 7pm
    May 29 - Flower Sale
    May 30 - Memorial Day - NO TRASH PICK UP - 1 DAY DELAY

    June 10-12 - Haul Your Own Junk Away Days
    June 16 - Recycling Commission meeting @ 7pm
    June 21 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting @ 7pm

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

    August 18 - Recycling Commission meeting

    September 5 - Labor Day - NO TRASH PICK UP - 1 DAY DELAY
    September 16-18 - Haul your own Junk Away Days
    September 18 - Electronic Recycling & Paper Shredding Event
    September 20 - Beautification Advisory Commission meeting @ 7pm

    October 17 - Recycling Commission meeting
    October 20 - Curbside Leaf Pick-up Begins

    November 24 - Thanksgiving Day - NO TRASH PICK UP - 1 DAY DELAY

    December 9 - Curbside Leaf Pick-up Ends **
    December 15 - Recycling Commission Meeting
    December 16 - Yard waste & Brush Pick-up Ends
    December 20 - Beautification Advisory Commission Meeting
    December 25 - Christmas – NO DELAY FOR TRASH PICK UP

    ** (To ensure leaf pick pick-up, Residents of final section should have leaves raked to the curb by Dec 4th)

    Residential Refuse, Recycling, & Yard Waste Requirements

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