City of Ardmore Operation Pride
317 Veterans Blvd. N.E. (Hwy 142)
Monday - Saturday 8:00 a.m. -
1:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
"A Residential Curbside Collection
For The Disposal Of Junk, Bulky Items & Brush"
Pick Up Restrictions |
Curbside Pick Up
Pride Route Map
The City of Ardmore operates an Operation Pride bulky
waste collection for residential dwellings on City Water Service and within
the city limits. The City will collect and dispose of bulky waste from
residential dwellings which is placed at the curb in front of the residence
adjacent to the public street. No pickup will be made if any vehicle is
parked in the street obstructing the debris. Pickup is scheduled
approximately every eight weeks. Items are to be placed at the curbside no earlier
(or later) than the weekend just before the scheduled Monday of collection.
This schedule is subject to change due to demand, but items must be at the
curb/road side by 7:00a.m. to ensure pick up. We will pick up within
five working days.
Items You Can Recycle
(no household trash)
Items Allowed For Pick Up
- Brush and
- Trees under
12" in diameter, limbs and trimmings
- Wood and
- Appliances without
freon (with removal certification)
(limited to four per residence per calendar year) & batteries
Items Not Allowed For Pick Up
- Bulky waste
from commercial business
demolished by owner or contractors
- Bulky waste
illegally deposited on lots
household garbage (sanitation crews collect household garbage weekly)
- Large trees
12" in diameter or larger
materials (lead based paint, chemicals, asbestos, e)
truck or tractor tires
- Items disposed
of from unoccupied dwellings or vacant rental property
- Other items
determined to be inappropriate by the Public Works Director
The Public Works Director and his designees will make the determination
if deposited material is eligible for Operation Pride pick up.
Illegal dumping of material on vacant lots or at residences
will be investigated by the City Code Enforcement Officer, and violators will
be prosecuted within provisions of the law. Fines for illegal dumping will
be according to applicable provisions of Ardmore City Ordinances.
Any business and/or contractor, tree removal or
construction contractor involved in remodeling, building, construction or
other projects is responsible for hauling any bulky waste from a work site
B to the regional landfill. Such items are not eligible for Operation Pride
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Instructions For Curbside Pick Up
waste must be placed within ten (10) feet of the curb, pavement edge
or road within an accessible open area. Items must be out by 7:00a.m.
on the Monday of the week Operation Pride services your area.
- Bulky waste
must never be placed on top of a water meter, gas meter, sewer clean
out, storm sewer or manhole.
- All bulky
waste should be placed as far as possible away from power lines and
low hanging branches of trees to facilitate removal with an overhead
- Bulky waste cannot
be placed on alleyways, yard easement or driveways.
- Items picked
up at any one time will limited to no more than one dump truck load.
You do not have to call for an appointment for your
bulky items to be picked up by Operation Pride. The crews have a regularly
scheduled route in each section of the City. Place your items at the curb
no earlier (or later) than the weekend just prior to your scheduled week of
Operation Pride Drop Off Center
For your convenience
the City of Ardmore
provides the additional services of the Operation Pride Drop Off Center.
Residents can take their bulky items for disposal to the center to avoid the
delay incurred with every other month curbside collection.
A copy of your
water bill and driver's license must be presented at the Drop Off Center for
Off Center is open Monday through Saturday 8:00a.m. to Noon and 1:00p.m. to
4:45p.m. and is closed on Sunday. It is located 1 mile east of the Ardmore High School on Veterans Blvd. to Refinery Road and 1 block north to Carol Brown Blvd.
For further information or to answer any questions please contact
bulky items out for extended periods of time makes our city look unsightly
and defeats the purpose of Operation Pride. The Code Enforcement Officer will
contact anyone violating the ordinance instructing them to remove the debris.
If the property owner does not comply, the City will have the items removed
at the property owners expense. The cost of removal (minimum of: $75.00 per
load + $30.00 administration fee) will be added to the water bill.
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