Garbage pick up for the entire city is every Wednesday.
Your can must be out by 7 am with the arrows facing the street and Lid completely closed.
If you don't have it out in time, it will not be picked up that week. If you have any questions, contact City Hall at 563-4110.
Notice to Residents
Weather permitting; the Demo Site will be open the following days and times beginning May 3rd:
Mondays 3:00-6:00 pm
Wednesdays 3:00 – 6:00 pm
*BY APPOINTMENT ONLY DURING THESE TIMES*
IF YOU DO NOT SHOW UP TO YOUR APPOINTMENT, YOU WILL STILL BE CHARGED THE GATE FEE OF $15
Private openings may be available outside of these times for a $15 opening fee plus $15 per hour for attendant. Please contact Tim at 701/318-2424 to schedule an appointment.
*Disposal Rate-- $10/Cubic Yard plus $0.60 tax
In an effort to help and encourage residents to improve the condition and appearance of their properties, the Wheaton City Council has designated Tuesday, June 8th 21 Clean Up Day for the Residents of Wheaton from 2-7pm. Demolition slips must be completed and brought with you on Clean Up Day. No material will be accepted without the appropriate documentation. Please stop by city hall or print the slip from below.
City of Wheaton
Notice to Residents
Ordinance 651.02: Obstructing of Streets of the Wheaton Municipal Code prohibits depositing leaves or grass clippings upon city streets. Depositing leaves or grass clippings upon city streets prevents proper drainage of storm water, obstructs storm drains and increases maintenance costs to the storm sewer system. Please respect city streets and refrain from this practice. Violation of any provision of this ordinance shall be a misdemeanor punishable pursuant to W.M.C. 005.05. Thank you.
Please take a moment to confirm that the sump pump in your home is not draining into the sanitary sewer systems. Sump pumps must be diverted to the curb or out to the yard.
Ordinance 410.06, Sec. 1 states: No person(s) shall discharge or cause to be discharged any unpolluted water such as storm water, ground water, roof runoff, surface drainage, or non-contact cooling water to any sanitary sewer.
Any person found in violation of this ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof, shall be fined in the amount not exceeding $100.00 for each violation.
Sanitary sewer systems are designed to carry wastewater from toilets, dishwashers, sinks, and showers in homes and businesses. Water diverted by a sump pump, on the other hand, belongs in the storm sewer system or on the surface of the ground-not in the sanitary sewers. Improperly connected sump pumps allow unpolluted water to flow into the sanitary sewer system, significantly increasing treatment costs and equipment failures.
Your immediate attention to this matter is appreciated. Please contact our office if you have any questions!
** DO Not flush disposable/flushable wipes down the toilet! unlike toilet paper, these products do NOT break down once they are flushed. They can cause blockages in your on-site sewer, especially older pipelines that may have grease, roots, or other obstructions already existing. A repair of the on-site sewer line can leave the home/business owners with a very costly sewer repair. On a larger scale, when these products make their way into the public sewer system they collect together, causing very large obstructions and clogs in the main collector lines and get tangled in the pump stations requiring repair or replacement of equipment.
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