YARD WASTE DROP OFF SITE
Anyone applying for a yard waste site permit should submit the application by either mail, email, placing the application in our drop off box at the municipal building or submitting the application online. (See the Application Submission section below.)
(Do not place applications in the Borough mailbox located in front of the Municipal Building on West Ingomar Road.)
Yard Waste Site is now open.
Annual permit is required.
Franklin Park Residents Only.
In accordance with PA DEP regulations, residents are not permitted to place yard waste at the curbside for garbage collection. The only exception to this is grass clippings which should be placed in plastics bags and put out with your regular trash.
Yard Waste Drop Off Site - For Franklin Park Borough Residents Only
The Yard Waste Drop Off Site is located at the south end of Blaine’s Way in Blueberry Hill Park and is open March 1st to December 1st of each year. An application must be completed annually. Permits are good for the current year only. The drop off site is to only be used for items such as tree or brush trimmings, leaves (placed in the designated area and kept in the brown biodegradable bags) and weeds/greens. You are restricted to dropping off trimmings that are up to 4” in diameter. The Borough also asks that you please utilize the April and November curbside brush chipping and leaf collection whenever possible.
Application Submission - A permit is required annually and can be obtained by submitting the application one of the following ways:
- The application is available at the Municipal Building.
- Download the Yard Waste Drop Off Site Application, submit it by following the instructions at the bottom of the page.
- Complete the online Yard Waste Drop Off Site Application and submit it electronically.
An application must be completed annually. Permits are good for the current year only. The permit will be for the address listed on the permit only. This site is for residential disposal only, commercial use is prohibited. Disposal of entire trees is prohibited.
Prohibited Material - The following materials are not permitted to be placed at the Yard Waste Drop Off Site: grass clippings, tree or brush trimmings larger than 4” in diameter, garbage, stumps, logs, asphalt, concrete, dirt, mulch, clay, stone, construction materials or anything that won’t degrade.
Under no circumstances should anything be left in plastic bags. Dumping of items at the site other than the approved material or placing yard waste in any dumpster or other areas of the park is strictly prohibited.