Brush and Branch Collection

Call in brush pick up will end on Monday, September 30th.  All request for brush pick up must be received on the 30th for service to be complete. After that date, equipment will be changing over to bulk leaf pick-up program.
Service Options

Branches & Brush (Four Feet or Less in Length) - Weekly Trash Collection Day

Branches or brush four feet or less in length should be disposed of on your regular trash collection day.  The material should be tied into bundles of fifty pounds or less and up to five bundles per week may be placed out for disposal.  Branches or brush may also be cut up and disposed of in paper compost bags or trash cans marked with a yard waste sticker.

Yard waste in bundles, bags or cans is collected the last week of March through the second week of December.  Please see the Yard Waste page for more details.


Chipper Service (Over Four Feet in Length) [1st week of April through 1st week of October]

Branches and limbs longer than four feet in length, up to four inches in diameter should be stacked with all of the cut ends in one direction for forestry chipper service.  Stumps, logs, vines, or roots cannot be placed out for disposal.

April until Memorial Weekend

From April until Memorial Weekend chipper crews automatically circulate through each residential neighborhood approximately every fifteen working days. 

Memorial Weekend through Beginning of October Service

On the Tuesday following Memorial Day and through the first Friday of October service is on a request only basis.


Request chipper service by e-mail - or by phone (734) 466-2655


Wood Waste Drop-off Disposal Site

Brush, branches, limbs, stumps, logs, vines or roots may be disposed of for free, for Livonia residents, at the Wood Waste Disposal Facility located on Glendale Ave.  Please see the Refuse Disposal Site page for more details.

For questions regarding disposal services contact Public Service at (734) 466-2655 or the Sanitation Department at (734) 466-2588.