Waste Collection Regulations

  1. Waste Collection in Cheviot is $12.00 per month for single family and the charges will appear on your Greater Cincinnati Water Works bill.
  2. Your garbage (including yard waste) will be collected the same day each week except when your regular collection day falls on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Collection in those weeks will be one day later for the balance of the week.
  3. Yard waste (grass, leaves, tree cuttings, hedge and bush clippings) will be picked up on your regular garbage collection day.
  4. Tree and bush cuttings must be tied in bundles not to exceed 5 feet in length and not over 30 pounds per bundle. Animal waste shall be placed in sealed plastic bags and set out with regular garbage.
  5. To protect employees from injuries to hands and arms, improper home repaired containers will not be permitted. The containers must also be equipped with secured handles. Any containers not complying with these regulations, such as baskets, wooden or metal barrels, paint buckets and the like will be considered garbage and be disposed of with its contents the same as any other waste.
  6. Garbage must be placed in containers with lids to keep animals and birds out. Containers shall not exceed 42 gallons in size and must have tight fitting lids. You may also use toter cans up to 90 gallons.
  7. Capacity on any filled container shall not exceed 75 pounds gross.
  8. The collector will not collect waste resulting from the repairs, remodeling or demolition of buildings, sidewalks or similar materials. Removal of this waste shall be arranged for by the owner or the contractor.
  9. Refrigerators may be put out on regular garbage days.  The City of Cheviot will remove all chemicals and dispose of properly.  Tires cannot be picked up unless they are shredded or cut into quarters. These regulations are EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) mandated.
  10. Leaves will no longer be picked up seasonally at the curb. Any twigs, garbage, and other debris needs to be put in garbage cans. All leaves must be bagged or put into cans and will be picked up with regular trash.
  11. Christmas trees will be picked up at the curb with regular trash.
  12. No one shall bring waste, rubbish, litter or yard clippings (as defined in 139.06 of the Cheviot Code or Ordinances) from outside the city limits onto property within this city for disposal and collection by this city.
  13. No resident shall place garbage cans with either garbage or yard waste at the curb earlier than 24 hours prior to their collection day.
  14. Mattresses and box springs will not be accepted unless sealed (wrapped) in plastic.
  15. The above regulations are promulgated by the Safety-Service Director under the authority of Section 50.01 of the Cheviot Code of Ordinances.
  16. Penalty: Violation of any of the above regulations are punishable as a minor misdemeanor. (See Sec. 70.99).