Policies and Procedures – Commercial waste generators may choose from city-provided collection service, private collection service from a waste hauler licensed to operate in the City, or to dispose of waste themselves in accordance with all federal, state and local laws. Commercial Waste Generators include stores, offices, institutions, churches, schools, restaurants, warehouses, non-manufacturing activities at industrial facilities and properties with more than ten residential units. For more information on Commercial City provided waste collection call 448-CITY(2489). Commercial trash collection does not necessarily follow the same holiday schedule as the city residential trash removal service. Contact your hauler for holiday pick up schedule.
Licensure of waste haulers (Syracuse-Rev.Gen.Ords. Sec. 14-16) – No waste hauler shall operate in the city without a valid waste hauler license. Waste hauler licenses shall be issued by the Commissioner of License after review and approval of the application by the Department of Public Works. Waste haulers must provide DPW with customer addresses in the city, vehicles used in the city, and dumpster and/or cart locations. The application processing fee is one hundred dollars. For more information call 448-CITY (2489).
Dumpster Regulations – Dumpsters must be maintained in a sanitary condition, be emptied frequently, and screened from public view.
Violations of Health and Sanitation Code – to report the location of a dumpster that is over-flowing, in disrepair, or not screened from public view, click here, or call 448-CITY (2489).