Waste Disposal & Recycling
City of Kingsford Residents Garbage Collection Notice
Code of Ordinance Section 32 states: Garbage must be placed in receptacles made of plastic or galvanized steel with a fitted cover. Receptacles shall not exceed 32 gallons in volume and cannot weigh more than 50 pounds in weight including contents.
If you see an orange tag on your garbage it will have a check mark on it identifying what is incorrect with your garbage process. The city will not pick up any loose bags not placed in the correct receptacles.
Notice of Provisions of the Noxious Weed & Refuse Ordinance
To All owners, occupants, or possessors of subdivided lands or lots:
Notice is hereby given that in accordance with the City of Kingsford, all noxious weeds, or other weeds, grass, brush, or deleterious, unhealthful growths exceeding a height of eight inches, or any refuse or debris growing, standing, or lying upon any property in the City of Kingsford, shall be cut down, destroyed or removed as the case may be.
In the event the owner or occupant, or any person or persons, agent, firm or corporation having control or management of any subdivided land in any subdivision in which buildings have been erected on 60% of the lots included in that subdivision and where such subdivision has a zoning classification that is "residential" and which requires a minimum lot area of less than 30,000 square feet, or the owners or occupants, or any person or persons, agent, firm or corporation having control or management of any property, regardless of zoning classification which abuts or is adjacent to the aforementioned subdivisions for a depth of 100 feet, or the owners or occupants or person or persons, agent, firm or corporation having control or management of any property regardless of zoning classification, which abuts or is adjacent to any developed public park or any developed school or college grounds, whether public, private or parochial, for a depth of 100 feet, or the owners or occupants or person or persons, agent, firm or corporation having control or management of any lots, regardless of zoning classification, along all improved streets in common usage for a depth of 50 feet or the depth of the lots, whichever is the lesser, shall fail, refuse or neglect to comply with the above-mentioned ordinance, the city shall cause said weeds, grass, brush, deleterious, unhealthful growths, rubbish or debris to be cut down, destroyed or removed. The expense incurred by the city in the cutting, destruction, or removal of same together with a ten % administrative charge will be levied and collected against such property in the manner provided by law. Failure to comply with the requirements set forth in Chapter 16, Article II of the Kingsford City Code may also result in the prosecution for same, and liability to the extent of the penalty therein.
May 14, 2020
Jeff DeMuri, Supt.
Public Works Department