Solid Waste Collection & Disposal
The City of Clarkston Sanitation Division is a team of dedicated employees who believe in providing excellent customer service and a clean, healthful environment. The division currently services 2,800 customers weekly, including solid waste, yard waste and recycling collection.
Clarkston has a ‘universal” sanitation service. Collection and disposal of solid waste is mandatory within city limits. Failure of persons to receive sanitation services does not exempt that person from payment of charges for the service.
The Sanitation Crew’s day begins at 6:30 a.m., so please have your cans out for collection before that time.
Sanitation service is billed monthly at the beginning of the month. Payments are due by the last business day of the month, and a $10.00 late fee will be assessed if balances are not paid by the 15th of the following month.
If a property will remain vacant for an extended period of time (at least 45 days), the property owner may apply for “vacancy” charges by completing and filing the necessary form with City Hall. Please notify the City when the property becomes re-occupied.
Residential bills are based on the size of the City-provided cart used. Basic service is one 34-gallon cart per week as well as yard waste, which is placed in a special 96-gallon container. Commercial bills are based on the size of the cart or dumpster used and how often owners have it emptied per week. Extra garbage results in additional charges.
Visit the links below to find up-to-date utility rates for the City of Clarkston.