Annual Services

Spring Leaf Cleanup

Charlevoix Township will begin picking up lawn and leaf debris on the following dates. Crews will be collecting through the entire township each of the following days.

Tuesday, May 9th, 2023

Friday, May 12th, 2023

Tuesday, May 16th, 2023

Friday, May 19th, 2023

We ask that only leaf piles and other soft lawn debris be placed on the edge of the roadways for our crews to collect. Please have piles to be collected at the edge of the roadways before 8:00am.

Please create long narrow piles for efficient collection and to limit traffic congestion. Piles in ditches will not be collected.

Items that will not be collected:

  • Rocks
  • Cement
  • Sticks/Trees/Limbs ETC
  • Mulch
  • Dirt
  • Sod
  • Full Size Plants or Shrubs
  • TrashAny piles containing any of the items above will not be collected and is the responsibility of the homeowner to remove the piles from the roadway.

Township Wide Curbside Trash Pick Up & Brush Chipping

Charlevoix Township is pleased to announce, we have contracted Little Traverse Disposal to provide our community wide curbside trash clean up again this year.  Clean up will begin May 8th, 2023 and run throughout the week.  Brush chipping will take place on June 5th, 2023.

To maintain efficiency and provide for safe working conditions, the following is being requested of our residents:

Pick up is limited to RESIDENTIAL addresses only.

  • Trash amount is limited to 2 cubic yards per address.
    • 3 feet high x 3 feet wide x 6 feet long or
    • Size of standard pickup truck to the top of the bed rails
  • Smaller items should be placed in a container, if you wish to keep the container please write “SAVE” on the outside of the container.
  • Items should be placed on curbside, not in the road or ditches by Monday May 8th at 7:00 am and at only one location per address.
  • Please separate metal items from other trash or rubbish.
  • Please keep the weight of all containers to a safe lifting capacity.
  • Piles of construction debris must be placed in containers.

Items not accepted during clean up:

  • Paint cans, unless paint is dried and the lid is off the container. Paint mixed with absorbent can be taken.
  • Windows larger than 5 feet in any direction.
  • Chemicals
  • Yard Debris or Brush
  • Burn Barrels with Ashes Inside
  • Bulk Liquids (Fryer Grease, Oils, Solvents)
  • Tires will only be accepted if they are cut in half.
  • Concrete- No large pieces and rubble needs to be in a container that can be lifted safely.

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