Street Department

Household Garbage


Your household garbage will be collected by Republic Services. Please have your 95 gallon blue garbage cans on the side of the road before 6 a.m. Unless you are moving into a new construction, there should be a can at your residence. You may call 256-593-5741 for your garbage collection schedule. No other containers may be used for household refuse except the blue rollout can.
All garbage cans should be removed from the road-side by the owner/occupant no later than 24 hours from pickup.
Picking up leaves
Please do not place in the road or on the sidewalks. You may call the Street Department at 256-593-5741 for these pickups or it will be picked up by regular scheduled route. The following are all collected by separate City trucks and must be kept separate on the side of the road:
  • Leaves
  • Limbs
  • Appliances
  • Furniture, etc.

Items Not Removed by the Street Department


Building debris such as scrap lumber, plaster, roofing material, concrete and brickbats resulting from the construction, remodeling or repairs of any building or appurtenances on private property will not  be removed by the Street Department. The owner must cause this waste to be privately moved. This information is given to the contractor at time permit is purchased.

It shall be the responsibility of all fence companies, roofers, tree surgeons, nurseries and landscape contractors or any individual; or company doing work on private property to remove from the premises all residue and rubbish resulting from such work. This information is furnished to these companies when they purchase their business license. Contact the license office at 256-593-0241 to see if your contractor has a license prior to beginning work.

Again, welcome to Boaz and if you have any questions about this information please call the Street Department at 256-593-5741.