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MetroCall 311: Storm Debris Notice

Monday September 15, 2008

Debris Drop-Off Sites Now Open
Storm Debris Dropoff Map Homeowners with debris such as downed trees, limbs, shingles and siding can drop off the debris free of charge. The service does not apply to businesses. Louisville Metro Solid Waste has announced 10 county-wide locations (See locations on a map). They are open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. through Sunday:

  • Hubbards Lane Public Works Facility, 595 Hubbards Lane (Corner of Brownsboro Road and Hubbards Lane)

  • Meriwether Public Works Facility, 600 Meriwether Ave. (Map it)

  • Southwest Government Center, 7219 Dixie Highway

  • Newburg Public Works Facility, 3528 Newburg Road

  • Shawnee Park, 4501 W. Broadway (Back side of driving loop)

  • Highview Park, 7201 Outer Loop (Use Briscoe Lane entrance on back side of park.)

  • Vettiner Park, 5550 Charlie Vettiner Park Road (From Mary Dell Lane, turn right after entering the park.)

  • McNeeley Park,  6900 Cooper Chapel Road (Near the Korean War Memorial)

  • Cox Park, 3730 River Road (Boat ramp parking lot)

  • Sun Valley Park, 6616 Ashby Lane (Near the soccer fields)

Urban Services District (map it) residents can put yard waste out on the curb, but it may take several weeks before curbside waste is picked up.
Residents should use one of the 10 drop off locations above as their first priority. If residents choose to place yard debris on the curb, tree limbs should be cut to no more than 3 feet long and not so heavy that they can’t be moved by one person.
More information from Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District:

  • Rent a chipper/shredder to turn that tree into usable mulch for your yard.
  • Contact a contractor to remove it. Please be patient, they are very busy.

Remember!  Burning your storm debris to dispose of it is prohibited!  Open burning regulations do not allow disposal of yard waste or storm debris by burning. For more information, visit the Air Pollution Control website at or call (502) 574-6000.