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Posted on: October 26, 2018

[ARCHIVED] 2018 Leaf Program Information

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St. Joseph County Leaf Pick up starts Monday, October 29, 2018. Crews will begin working in Madison Township and continue clockwise through the remaining townships.

The County will provide TWO CURBSIDE PASSES to the unincorporated areas of the County. No Registration is required.

We encourage residents to visit to sign-up for general program information and advance collection alerts.

As always, loose leaves only – bagged leaves, grass clippings, pine needles, trash, pet feces, branches or tree limbs are not eligible for pick-up. If any of these items are in any part of the leaf pile, the entire pile will not be collected.

Burn Amnesty Dates: 

Leaf burning is allowed only during the follow time frames: 

December 6, 2018 - December 9, 2018

New for Fall of 2018 – Bagged Leaves Drop Off Sites

Residents may drop off bagged leaves to approved drop off sites from Monday, December 3 – Sunday, December 16, 2018. The approved drop off sites are at the following County Garage Sites:

North West

New Carlisle Garage (East of New Carlisle, north of US 20)

53900 Snowberry Road

North East

Granger Garage (East of Fir Road and the ITR bridge)

14633 Cleveland Road

South East

Woodland Garage (East of SR 331)

15973 New Road

South West

North Liberty Garage (South of the Town of North Liberty)

67266 SR 23

There will be signs and a designated area for drop off at each of the sites. We ask residents drop off bagged leaves only and please drop them off only in the designated area to not interfere with daily operations. Residents may drop off bagged leaves anytime during this time frame from December 3rd – December 16th.

We have complied a list of area leaf pick-up vendors who have expressed interest in contracting with individual home owners or home owner associations.  The county does not endorse any particular vendor, but simply is providing this list as an additional courtesy to our residents.  

Bob Masters dba Custom Lawn


service entire county

Fuerbringer Landscaping


service entire county

International Quality Lawn Care


Service entire county

Mow Hoe N’ Blow


Service entire county

Nicely Landscaping


Service entire county



service: Centre, German, Greene, Portage, and Warren Townships

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