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Please note - if snow is forecast, do not rake leaves into the curb or street - snow removal operations will take precedence over leaf collection operations! Snow plows may push leaves/snow back into your yard. Please wait until after roadways have been cleared to collect leaves for pickup. 

The Town of Leesburg Department of Public Works began collecting
“non bagged “ leaves placed at the curb for bulk collection on Monday, October 21, 2013.

Leaves will be collected as follows:

Southwest, Southeast, Northwest & Northeast – There will be a crew in each quadrant through out the leaf season Monday, October 21st through Friday, January 10, 2014.

**********Attention All Quadrants**********

  • Please rake your leaves to about four feet from the edge of the curb by Sunday night of each collection week during the leaf pickup season.
  • Please do not place leaves in front of or into storm drains.
  • On streets without curb and gutter, residents should place leaves as close as possible to the front property line, closest to the street.
  • Inclement weather (heavy rains or snow) or a heavy fall of leaves may extend the collection period for the affected quadrants.

(Closed for holidays:1/2 day on December 24th, full days on Dec 25th and Dec 26th, half day on December 31st and full day on January 1, 2014.)

Final leaf pickup for the season will be Friday, January 10, 2014
(With possible extension depending on weather)

AFTER which leaves “must” be set out in covered trash cans with handles or biodegradable paper yard waste bags, for recycling.

Please note: Market Street divides the town North and South.
King Street divides the town East and West.

When preparing leaves for collection, please follow these guidelines:

DO

Don't

Rake leaves to the curb by Sunday night each week of the collection season.

Do not place leaves in front of or next to storm drain inlets. Where possible leave a gap between leaves and the curb line to allow water to flow unrestricted into the storm drain inlets.

Rake leaves no more than 4 feet from the edge of the curb

Do not rake leaves into the street or in front of/around hydrants or utility boxes

Rake leaves as close to the property line as possible if you do not have a curb/sidewalk in front of your home

Do not allow children to play in leaf piles and do not park vehicles or leave other equipment in or around leaf piles (rakes, etc.)

Do not mix with grass clipping, yard waste or other brush items

Leaves Mixed with Yard Waste

The bulk leaf pickup uses a vacuum truck and is designed for leaves only.  Other materials can damage equipment or cause injury to crew members if mixed in with leaves. 

Please do not mix leaves with:

    • Trash
    • Recycling
    • Branches/Tree Limbs
    • Shrub Clippings
    • Vines
    • Dirt
    • Sod or Grass Clippings
    • Other Yard Waste

Inclement weather (heavy rains or snow) or a heavy fall of leaves may extend the collection period for the affected quadrants.  The Town will post updates to this page to announce changes to the schedule or delays in collection - please check back for news and information during the leaf collection season.   

Final leaf pickup for the season will be Friday, January 10, 2014, for non bagged/canned leaves placed at the curb for bulk collection.
(With possible extension depending on weather)

For more information on leaf removal, please call the Street Maintenance Division at 703-737-7073 or e-mail streets@leesburgva.gov.

Last updated: 12/11/2013 4:09:30 PM