The City of Perry offers bi-weekly curbside yard waste pick up in the months of April into December each year. Yard waste must be separated from all regular garbage.
All yard waste except tree, bush or brush materials are to be placed in biodegradable paper yard waste bags with a maximum weight of forty pounds (40 lb.) and set near the street curb in front of the residence during the yard waste disposal dates for collection and disposal by the city. NO GARBAGE CONTAINERS, PLASTIC BAGS OR CARDBOARD BOXES WILL BE ALLOWED.
All tree, bush and brush materials are to be bundled and tied in maximum lengths of four feet (4') with a maximum weight of forty pounds (40 lb.) and set near the street curb in front of the residence during the yard waste disposal dates for collection and disposal by the city.
There is no limit to the number of yard waste bags or bundles out for collection. To assure prompt pick-up, please place your yard waste at the curb by 7:00 a.m. If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 515-465-2481.
Perry's Yard Waste Disposal Site
The City of Perry’s Yard Waste Disposal Site, at 14325 Ivy Place, will remain open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily throughout the year. (The site may be closed at times due to winter weather.)
Items ALLOWED at the Yard Waste Disposal Site include leaves, lawn clippings, garden waste, shrubs, bushes and tree limbs not longer than 8 feet. Residents may use biodegradable paper yard waste bags for disposal, but plastic bags are NOT be allowed at the site. If plastic bags are used for transporting the yard waste, the bags must be emptied out and removed from the disposal site.
Items that are NOT ALLOWED at the Yard Waste Disposal Site include stumps with root-balls, tree limbs over 8 feet long, construction materials, concrete, bricks, dirt, garbage, furniture, appliances and other household waste. (Appliances and televisions/monitors may be dropped off at a separate area of the site. Please follow the signs for directions).
The Yard Waste Disposal Site is for PERRY RESIDENTS ONLY. Non-resident and commercial use of the site is NOT ALLOWED. The Yard Waste Disposal Site is monitored and recorded by security cameras. Rules for use of the dump site are posted. All violators will be charged with a minimum fine of $500 for ILLEGAL DUMPING. No warnings will be issued.
Open Burning Schedule
There is NO Open Burning permitted within City Limits.
The City of Perry encourages residents to find alternative methods to open burning for yard waste disposal. Violators of the open burning regulations will be fined $500 for the first violation and $750 for the second violation!
City of Perry, Iowa- 'Make Yourself At Home!' | 1102 Willis Avenue P.O. Box 545, Perry, IA 50220 | (515) 465-2481