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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Chipper Services Resume

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Chipper service for brush and branch disposal will resume for the season on Monday, March 29 for branches and limbs longer than four feet in length and up to four inches in diameter. Branches should be stacked with all of the cut ends in one direction, preferably towards the street, for chipper service. From April until Memorial Weekend, it is not necessary to request service. Chipper crews continually circulate through neighborhoods approximately every fifteen working days. Stumps, logs, vines or roots cannot be placed out for chipper disposal. June through September, requests must be submitted when your brush is at the curb and may be done by calling the Department of Public Works at (734) 466-2655, choosing the brush option and leaving a voicemail with your address, or emailing your brush request to

Brush and branches may also be disposed of on your weekly trash collection day provided it is broken down and placed in garbage cans, paper compost bags or tied into bundles of less than four feet in length and less than fifty pounds. There is a limit of five bundles per week. Separated yard waste collection service in containers or bundles will continue on your regular trash collection day through the week of Dec. 10.

Livonia residents may dispose of wood waste for free at the Wood Waste Disposal Facility on Glendale Avenue east of Farmington Road.  For more information, please visit our Wood Waste Disposal Facility webpage.

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