Bulk Item Pickup

Bulk items such as furniture, mattresses, refrigerators, etc. may be picked up by calling the Public Works Department at 757-868-3598. Citizens are allowed 1 free pickup per calendar year be it bulk item debris or landscape debris each additional pickup will be charged accordingly. If additional collections are needed they can be provided for a $63 charge.

Bulk item pick up begins on Wednesdays and should be placed curbside by 7 a.m. Wednesday morning. Items must be placed away from trees, power lines, and other obstructions. Do not place items at curbside more than 24 hours in advance of the scheduled pickup. No items should be placed in the street or block street drainage. Large appliances and other metal items should be separated from other bulk items. Also any washed up sea grass must be placed in a separate pile.

Unacceptable Items


Items that will not be picked up include:
  • Batteries
  • Black bags
  • Bricks
  • Concrete
  • Construction debris
  • Debris from contracted work
  • Household chemicals
  • Landscaping debris
  • Oil drums
  • Oil tanks
  • Paint
  • Pesticides
  • Propane Tanks
  • Shingles
  • Tires
  • Anything small enough or that can be broken down small enough to be put in the City green garbage bags or carts
  • Items bigger than 4'x4'
We do not pick up on private lanes, items must be brought out to the City right-of-way.