Medford News


DPW Yard Hours Update:

The Department of Neighborhood Services is pleased to announce Saturday yard hours for 2017.  Please note the additional dates through October.  The DPW yard will be open from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on the following Saturdays:

October 14th and October 21st

November 18th

December 16th

Regular yard hours are Monday through Friday, from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm; excluding holidays.



The Department of Neighborhood Services continues to collect brush as part of the Summer/Fall Brush Collection Program.  Brush should be placed at the street no later than the Monday of the first scheduled collection week.  Each street will be collected once.  Brush should be free of leaves and other foreign debris.  The brush collection schedule is as follows:


Zone 1:  Weeks of August 14th and August 21st (COMPLETE)

Zone 3:  Weeks of August 28th and September 4th (COMPLETE)

Zone 5: Weeks of September 11th and September 18th (COMPLETE)

Zone 4:  Weeks of September 25th and October 2nd (COMPLETE)

Zone 2:  Weeks of October 9th and October 16th (On-schedule)


Due to the early collection of Zone 1, one final sweep of Zone 1 will be performed the week of October 23rd.  All brush in Zone 1 must be at the street by Monday, 10/23.  Each street will again be collected once.


Residents in areas that have been completed who have brush may bring it to the DPW yard at 2 Commonwealth Drive any Monday through Friday, from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm; and every third Saturday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Additional Saturday hours are posted on the Township website at  Questions about brush collection can be directed to the Department of Neighborhood Services at 609-654-6791, extension 316 or 322.”



LEAF COLLECTION TO BEGIN MONDAY, OCTOBER 30th.  Leaves should not be placed at the street for collection more than seven (7) days prior to a scheduled collection.  The Leaf Collection Schedule is as follows:

Week of October 30th, Zone 5

Week of November 6th, Zones 1 and 2

Week of November 13th, Zone 4

Week of November 20th, Zone 3

Week of November 27th, Zone 5

Week of December 4th, Zones 1 and 2

Week of December 11th, Zone 4

Week of December 18th, Zone 3


Each street will be collected once during the collection week.  All leaves should be placed loosely at the curb or edge of the roadway by Monday morning of the scheduled collection week.  Leaf piles should not contain brush, sticks, branches, limbs, trash, or any other foreign material.  Leaf piles should be placed as close to the road as possible without blocking lanes of travel.  Leaf Collection equipment can only reach ten (10) feet from the edge of the roadway.  Collection vehicles will not leave the roadway to collect leaves.  Leaves should be kept at least ten (10) feet from any storm drains or catch basins.  Leaf piles that do not meet the strict guidelines above WILL NOT be collected.


Leaves placed at the road by professional landscapers, contractors, or anyone hired by a homeowner must be removed by them.  Residents who have excess leaves to dispose of may bring them to our DPW yard any Monday through Friday, from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm and every third Saturday of the month from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm; except holidays.  Leaves and brush are accepted at the DPW yard year-round.  Residents must show proof of residency.  Contractors are not permitted to dispose of any material at the DPW yard.  Additional information is available on our website at .  Residents may also call our office at 609-654-6791, extensions 316 or 322.


  • Municipal Center Address: 49 Union Street, Medford, NJ 08055-2432
  • Phone: (609) 654-2608
  • Fax: (609) 953-4087
  • Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30pm