The city of Owosso’s next monthly brush pickup will be Wednesday, Sept. 30. Persons need to call (989) 725-0550 or send an email to no later than noon, Tuesday, Sept. 29, giving the address where the brush can be picked up.

Brush collection rules include: Brush must be out to the curb by 7 a.m. on pickup day. No brush piles are to be placed at the curb before Monday of pickup week. Tickets may be issued.

Brush must be no larger than 3 inches in diameter and no longer than 8 feet long. Remove all roots, stumps and dirt. Place brush with the biggest cut end toward the curb, neatly stacked away from trees, signposts, guide wires, fire hydrants and fences. Do not place brush on sidewalks or in the street. Do not place brush in alleys. It will not be picked up. Tickets may be issued.

“If you do not call to be placed on the pickup list by the deadline, your brush will not be picked up,” it was emphasized.

The following material will not be collected: Brush cut or trimmed by contractors. Persons hired by the property owners are responsible for removing material. Material cleared from lots or undeveloped property. Material in boxes, bags or containers. Yard waste and grass clippings.

Brush is described as tree and shrubbery trimmings not exceeding 3 inches in diameter or 8 feet in length. Brush pick up will continue on Oct. 1 and 2 if not completed on the 30th.

The brush drop off site on Aiken Road, just south of Industrial Drive, is open weekends for brush and unbagged leaf drop off. Grass clippings, debris, garbage or plastic will not be accepted. For any questions, persons may call (989) 725-0550.

Owosso Brush Pickup was last modified: September 23rd, 2015 by Karen Elford