Welcome to the Public Works Department page. The Public Works Department is responsible for most, if not all, maintenance and repair of city streets and right-of-ways. We are also responsible for the collection and disposal of garbage and brush within city limits as well as maintaining the city sewer collection.
Due to the large amount of missed garbage not picked up lately we would like to emphasize the rules for your garbage pickup. We ask that the can(s) be placed on the curb no later than 6 am on your scheduled pickup day with the lid opening facing the street. Only household trash is to be placed in the cans. This means no boxes, construction items, wood, brooms, blinds, etc. is to be placed in the can. The can cannot be overfilled. During the pickup process, if the can is overfilled, garbage ends up falling out of the can and all over your yard and the street. The driver does not have time to get out and pick up the trash. The can must be placed 6 feet from any vehicle, mailbox, utility pole, etc. If you have more than one garbage can each can must be at least 3 feet apart and not too close together. Our trucks have automated arms and have to have room to be able to open and close to pick up the cans. I know there are times that we forget to put out our garbage, but if you cannot wait until the next weeks pickup or if the driver cannot get to your can there will be a $10.00 charge if we have to send a driver back out to empty. If you have any questions you can call us at 256-386-5674.
PLEASE DO NOT FLUSH OR DRAIN GREASE, PAPER TOWELS OR WIPES DOWN YOUR DRAIN.THIS CAUSES BLOCKAGES AND OVERFLOWS WHICH CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO HOMES AND THE SEWER COLLECTION SYSTEM AND IMPACTS OUR COMMUNITY’S LOCAL WATER WAYS.
If you have a sewer problem at your home or business please call the Tuscumbia Public Works Department before calling a Plumbing Contractor. Phone 256-386-5674. After hours and weekends call the Police Dept. 256-383-3121.
We are located at 301-A East 7th Street Tuscumbia, AL 35674. Our office hours are 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
|Sanitation Supervisor||Joe Dobbs|
|Assistant Director||Greg Willingham|
|Administrative Assistant||Kim Holley|
|Administrative Assistant-Building Dept||Donna Buszka|
Holiday Schedule 2023 – Garbage Pickup
Martin Luther King Birthday – No changes in the routes
Memorial Day – No changes in the routes
July 4th week – Tuesday route will run Monday, Wednesday and Thursday no changes
Labor Day – No changes in the routes
Veteran’s Day – No changes to the routes
Thanksgiving week – Garbage will run one day early – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Christmas week – Garbage will run one day late – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
New Year’s 2024 week – No changes in the routes
To report illicit dumping, illicit discharges, and erosion and sediment control violations please contact the Tuscumbia Public Works Department by calling (256) 386-5674 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more about Stormwater, illicit discharges, and erosion and sediment control please visit the Alabama Department of Environmental Managements webpage at http://www.adem.state.al.us/default.cnt
The current FEMA rate for removal of Trash, Waste, And Debris is $115.88 per ton to be prepaid.
Stormwater Management Plan 2011-2015
2014-2015 SWMP Annual Report
2015-2016 MS4 Annual Report
Removal of Trash, Waste, and Debris Ordinance
Sewer Do’s and Dont’s
Storm Water FAQs
SWMPP Jan 8, 2017
Street Paving Summer 2019
2018/2019 MS4 Annual Report
MS4 Annual Report 2018/2019
MS4 Annual Report 2019/2020
Tuscumbia Public Works
P.O. Box 29
Tuscumbia, AL 35674