The City Sweeper Service is overseen by American Water Co. Sweeper Service is normally offered from April to Mid November, Weather Permitting. If you have any questions or concerns about their service you can contact American Water Co. Directly at (856) 635-1496. If you would like to report a vehicle that never moves in order for a proper Street Sweeping Service, You can contact The Parking Authority at (856) 757-9300.
Once you have your yard waste bagged and branches bundled, you can call our offices to get on the schedule for yard waste pickup.
Waste Management and/or Department of Public Works does not remove construction debris. You Can hire a hauler and or rent a dumpster to properly dispose of construction debris. You can also take the debris to Camden County Landfill in Pennsauken. Their Contact information is (856) 665-8787, You will be charged by weight for disposal.
You are permitted up to three (3) bulk (large) items per trash day. Mattresses can be included in your three (3) bulk items however, mattresses must be bagged in plastic to be taken by waste management.
Simply call our public works and we can provide you information on whether or not the lot is available for adoption and provide you with an application.
Once you report a lot that needs to be cut and cleaned out. An inspector is assigned to inspect the location and determine if the location is City Owned and/or Privately Owned. If privately owned, notifications must be made to the property owner of the violation and given a short time frame to abate the violation themselves and if not answered within that time frame, a citation is issued to the property owner and then it is placed on a schedule to have it cut and cleaned. This can take some time to have the lots cut and cleaned out.
Recycling is now more controlled and specific. Plastic bags of any kind are not permitted. You can review a specific listing of items that can be recycled to help you get your recycling in proper order to have it picked up. A Specific list of what you can and cannot recycling is on the website.
Anything from your curb to your door (and anything along the side of the house if you have a corner property) is the responsibility of the property owner to have it removed at your cost. In addition, tree cutting permit must be issued to continue with the work. Tree permits can be acquired at Public Works if you decide to cut the tree down.
Raccoons and possums are considered wildlife. It is the responsibility of private property owner to have such animals removed from their properties at their cost.
Public Works cannot enter onto private property until proper notifications are issued. You can contact Camden's Code Enforcement Building Bureau at (856) 757-7032. Once a board up permit is issued, the construction official's Office will forward the board up Permit to public works for action.