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Who do I contact for questions regarding garbage pickup?

What is the Brush Pickup Policy in Hinckley?

When does Leaf Pickup begin in Hinckley?

When does Leaf Pickup end in Hinckley?

What type of work do I need to obtain a permit for?

Where can I obtain a copy of the Village ordinances?

Where do I purchase waste stickers for leaf and brush pickup?

Who do I contact for questions regarding garbage pickup?

Contact Waste Management @ 1-800-414-5325.

What is the Brush Pickup Policy in Hinckley?

Brush pickup will take place on the first Monday of the month, starting at the beginning of April and finishing the first Monday of October.  For Holidays that fall on Mondays, brush will be collected the following Tuesday.  Brush will be collected under the following guidelines:

  • All branches should be stacked near the curb or edge of the street, with the cut ends facing one direction, if possible.
  • Branches must NOT be bundled.  Twine, wire, string, or other binding material will wrap around the chipping machine and damage it.  Brush must NOT be placed in cans, barrels, or boxes.
  • Stumps, root balls, or root systems will not be collected.  They should be removed and disposed of separately.
  • Limbs & branches exceeding 6" in diameter will not be collected.
  • Foreign material including construction debris, fence posts, lumber, wire, grass/grass clippings will NOT be collected.

This programs in intended for the disposal of only limbs and branches removed by the property owner for normal maintenance and upkeep, NOT for lot cleaning or the removal of trees and shrubs.  The Village will not pickup material produced under these conditions, or produced by a contractor.

When does Leaf Pickup begin in Hinckley?

The Village of Hinckley will perform curbside leaf pickup for residents beginning around the third week in October, actual start date depends on weather and when leaves begin to fall.  Leaves should be piled near the edge of the street, in a widrow or pile, and not placed in the gutter.  They may NOT be placed in bags or boxes.  The piles must be clean of grass clippings, plastic, wood, and other trash.  Piles in these conditions will not be collected.  Leaf pickup will be on Mondays and continue until all areas of the Village have been collected.

When does Leaf Pickup end in Hinckley?

The Village of Hinckley will perform curbside leaf pickup for residents generally during the months of October and November, chack back for the exact ending date once it is determined.

What type of work do I need to obtain a permit for?

Applications for permits may be picked up at the Village Hall.  A plat of survey & and set of project plans must be submitted with complete applications.

Examples of work you need to obtain a permit for include but are not limited to:

Sheds, decks, pools, fences, electrical upgrades, plumbing work

If you are not sure if you need a permit, call the Village office before you start the project/job. 

Where can I get a copy of Village ordinances?

Currently Village ordinances are available at Village Hall, or online at municode.com.

Where do I purchase waste stickers for leaf and brush pickup?

You may purchase the waste stickers at the Village Hall office during business hours.

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