The Durham Public Works Department is set to begin its annual brush pick-up the week of April 15. Each house is limited to one truckload of brush. The town crew will make one pass on each street. Stack brush for easy and efficient pick-up, following these guidelines:
Piles need to be placed cut end toward the curb, piles cannot be stacked more than 4 feet tall, brush must be less than 8 foot in total length, trunks or branches are to be no larger than 4 inches in diameter, no processed wood or stumps, do not place piles within 15 feet of any electrical transformers or phone/cable boxes, piles must be at least 10 feet from telephone poles and mail boxes.
Brush piles not conforming to these requirements will not be picked up. Land clearing or evidence of newly-cut trees does not comply with these regulations and will not be removed by the town crew.
For more information, call 860-349-1816.
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