[Adopted 12-20-2017 by L.L. No. 19-2017]
The Town of Orchard Park will conduct tree waste removal throughout the Town, excluding the Village of Orchard Park, from May 1 to November 1.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- TREE WASTE
- Consists of shrubs, tree limbs, tree branches, and tree stumps within the limits set out herein.
The volume of tree waste pickup is restricted to that generated by basic tree trimming and occasional small tree removal. Excessive amounts of tree waste comparable to that produced by lot clearing, whether generated commercially or individually, will not be picked up except by special arrangement with the Town of Orchard Park Highway Department charged to the landowner at the hourly rate of the Highway Department's expense set by resolution of the Town Board.
Railroad ties, fencing, lumber, old deck material, construction waste, and other similar items will not be picked up with tree waste
All tree waste is to be placed at the roadside in front of the residence in orderly piles with butt end facing the road. Limbs and branches should not exceed four inches in diameter and 12 feet in length or be piled more than three feet high.
All limbs and tree stock exceeding four inches in diameter must be cut into lengths of 18 inches to 24 inches maximum and piled neatly and separately at the curb.
All stumps and shrubs are to be placed at the curb in a separate pile with dirt removed from the roots. Stumps are not to exceed 200 pounds.
No tree waste out of compliance with these regulations will be picked up by the Town of Orchard Park except by special arrangement with a specific charge as set out above.
The Town of Orchard Park will not pick up tree waste removed from lots where there is not an established occupied dwelling.
Raking leaves or brush onto storm sewer grates or into drainage swales or ditches is specifically prohibited.