As Pinellas County Public Works crews finish clearing storm debris from roads, a second phase of recovery will soon begin to collect residential storm debris in unincorporated Pinellas.
Debris contractors will begin storm debris collection from rights of way on Monday, giving residents returning home over the next few days enough time to collect and place their storm debris piles in their nearest right of way.
Residents should place their debris in sorted piles at the public right-of-way for curbside collection by debris crews. Debris will be collected and taken to a temporary storage site to ultimately be recycled or disposed of.
Residents are asked to sort debris by item type and place in separate piles. These are the specific items that can be moved to the curbside for collection:
Construction and demolition debris
- Building material including roof shingles and siding
- Fallen tree branches and logs
Residents are asked to take the following steps to make the debris removal process easier:
- Sort debris by type and place in separate piles
- Do not stack debris against trees, poles, fire hydrants and storm drains
- Do not place debris on sidewalks or farther back than 10-feet beyond the curb
For more information, contact Pinellas County Public Works at (727) 464-8900, or visit www.pinellascounty.org/publicworks