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24 Hour Emergency Number is 250-546-3023 
This will take you to City Hall during business hours and to an answering service during off hours. The answering service will relay your message to our Public Works crew.

Fall Pruning and Yard Waste Pick up

The fall pruning and yard waste pickup is scheduled to begin November 4, 2019. Material must be out at the curb by 7:00 a.m on November 4.

Bundled Prunings 
  • Prunings must be tied in bundles with string (no wire of any kind)
  • Bundle size must be manageable
  • Bundles are to be stacked parallel to the street, away from other objects, for ease of pick-up
  • Maximum diameter of pruning = 4 inches
  • Maximum length of pruning = 6 feet
  • No roots or dirt in the bundle
  • Prunings with thorns are to be bundled separately

Prunings that don’t meet the above requirements will not be picked up.

Bagged Organics
  • Garden waste such as leaves, needles, clippings, and other material  must be in see through plastic bags.  Any other types of bags or boxes will not be picked up
  • No loose material will be picked up
  • Maximum weight of bag = 50 pounds
  • Bags to be placed at the curb and away from bundled prunings
  • Leaves are not to be raked onto the street

Bagged Organics that don’t meet the above requirements will not be picked up.

There is a year round free residential yard waste drop off at all Regional Recycling and Disposal Facilities. Contact the Regional District of North Okanagan for more information: 250-550-3700, or visit their website at