Curbside Citywide Spring Clean Up
Please use the link provided for information regarding our 2017 Bulk Pick-up dates.
Burning is allowed Monday through Saturday. Yard waste/live vegetative matter is the only permissible material to burn. Burning is only allowed from dawn to dusk. Unattended burning is not permitted. Burning on city right-of-ways is not allowed. Please call the City Burn Line at 792-3454 daily to make sure burning has not been cancelled for that day.
Curbside Recycling is provided for Silvis residents
Paper, plastics, glass and metal cans are placed in the special blue bins with gray lids and left beside the regular garbage containers on a bi-weekly basis. Recycling must be curbside ready for pickup at 6:00 a.m. on the appropriate day for pickup.
Republic Services (563) 332-0050
Republic Services provides residential garbage pickup. The Christmas tree pickup is done by the contractor in January; date to be published. For disposal of large appliances, tires, please call (877) 934-5378. For hazardous materials and electronic items, contact Scott County at (563) 386-9575. All refuse must be curbside at 6:00 a.m. on your pickup day.
Vehicles should not be parked on City streets from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM when snow has accumulated to a depth of two inches or more. Vehicles should remain off the streets until the snowfall has ceased and the City maintenance crew has completed plowing the streets. Snow from driveways, sidewalks and parking lots should not be deposited on City streets. Property owners are responsible for the removal of snow from public sidewalks in front of their property.
Weed and Trash Control
If a complaint is filed or a violation is observed in reference to the City's code of ordinances. The Minumum Weed and Trash Ordinance, the Community Service Office, working for the Police Department, will issue the property owner a letter giving the owner ten days to correct the problem. If the problem is not alleviated within the ten day period, the property owner can be ticketed for a violation of the ordinance and will be required to appear in court. The minimum fine for this offense is fifty dollars.
Yard Waste Pickup
There is a $100.00 seasonal fee for yard waste pickup as the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency prohibits the dumping of yard waste (grass clippings, leaves, garden residue and small twigs) at landfills. Residents must contact Allied Waste Services at (563) 332-0050 to sign up for the Subscription Yard Waste Program which will run April 1st thru November 30th. Subscribers will be billed $100.00. You may also start your yard waste pickup on October 1st through November 30th for $25.00. Allied Waste Services will then place the resident's address on their weekly pickup list for yard waste. All yard waste must be contained in brown paper lawn bags, NO STICKERS NEEDED. The yard waste pickup day will be every WEDNESDAY, please have bags out curbside by 7:00 a.m.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION:
YARD SALES, BASEMENT SALES, MOVING SALES AND GARAGE SALES
Items to be sold in yard sales, basement sales, moving sales and garage sales are limited to personal property of individuals involved in such sales. Each sale will be limited to two days. Each individual or group will be limited to two sales per year. Any address will be limited to two sales per year. Moving sales will be allowed for four consecutive days. Individuals or groups holding such sales must apply to the City Clerk's office for permission. You will need to provide the names of the individuals or group holding sale, the address where such sale is to be held and the date of the sale. The sale may be registered by telephone.
All signs advertising sales may be posted on the first day of the sale and must be removed after the last day of the sale. Signs advertising the sales shall be posted on the property of the individuals holding the sales, and signs advertising the sales may be posted on the property of individuals not holding the sale only with the permission of the owners of the property. Signs on public property advertising the sales will not be allowed. Individuals or groups holding the sales shall provide adequate parking space so that there will be no interference with the orderly flow of traffic.