All residential and commercial locations on can service will receive one blue 96-gallon roll out cart for garbage collection. Additional roll out carts are available if needed but there will be an additional monthly charge for each additional roll out cart ordered. If you would like to request additional roll out carts, please call the Public Works Solid Waste Division, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The phone number is 850-872-3172.
Garbage Collection Days are as follows:
- Monday and Thursday - All areas of the City East of Harrison Avenue and West of Harrison Avenue from West Beach Drive to West 11th Street & West to Florida Avenue.
- Tuesday and Friday - All areas of the City West of Harrison Avenue to the Hathaway Bridge.
Garbage Collection begins at 5:00 a.m. Roll out carts must be curbside prior to 5:00 a.m. or the night before collection day. Be sure lids are closed and facing the street with the handle to the curb, and that the carts are within two feet of the road. Do not place rollout carts close to mailboxes, parked cars, utility poles, etc. Do not place hazardous materials such as hot ashes, rocks, dirt or building materials in roll out cart or overfill roll out cart. Small amounts of yard waste may be placed in the roll out cart. Roll out carts may not be left at the curb, other than the night before and day of collection. For more information about garbage can service, please call the Solid Waste Department at 850-872-3172, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
All residential customers receive once-a-week yard trash collection service. The following is the trash pickup day in your area:
- Monday -Millville area and East Side of Cove area from Harris Avenue.
- Tuesday -South of E. 5th Street & Cove area.
- Wednesday -West of Harris Avenue to Balboa Avenue & 27th Street to Beach Drive.
- Thursday -Forest Park, Venetian Villa area and from Balboa Avenue to Frankford Avenue and Candlewick area.
- Friday -St. Andrews area West of Frankford Avenue to the Hathaway Bridge.
Yard Trash Collection begins at 6:00 a.m.
Yard debris need not be bagged. If debris is not bagged, the limbs and other items must be separated from leaves for composting. Limbs should not exceed 4 feet in length and 4 inches in diameter. Limited amounts of appliances, furniture, toys and similar items will be collected for residential customers. Certain precautions should be taken when placing items out for collection. Do not place items under low hanging wires or tree limbs near a fence, parked cars or on top of any utility meter.
The Public Works Solid Waste Division will not provide solid waste collection on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. For any additional information regarding holiday service please call 850-872-3172, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
If you did not receive garbage or trash pick up service on the collection day scheduled for your area of the city, please call the Solid Waste Department. The office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The phone number is 850-872-3172.
The City will pick up discarded home appliances on the day scheduled for trash collection in your area of the city. Discarded home appliances should be placed near the area where you place your trash for pick up. Discarded appliances must be kept separate from yard trash. If you place yard trash on or around the discarded appliance, the City will not pick up the appliance. For additional information or to report a missed pickup of a discarded home appliance, please call the Solid Waste Department. The office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The phone number is 850-872-3172.
The City of Panama City charges for the removal of construction, remodeling, cut down trees, roofing and excessive junk. For a cost estimate, call the Solid Waste office at 850-872-3172, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.