DEARBORN – The Public Service Days program has been extended in 2016 and will now conclude for the season on Dec. 16.
Previously, Public Service Days stopped each year at the end of November. The program had been scheduled to end on Nov. 25, and the printed city calendar still includes that date.
An amendment in the city’s traffic code in September 2016 extended the time for the successful program, so that city crews could better collect loose leaves from the street and perform other maintenance work longer into the season.
Until Dec. 16, vehicles must be removed from streets from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Public Service Days, which coincide with a neighborhood’s trash collection day.
Avoid a ticket by keeping parked vehicles off the street on trash day, which coincides with Public Service Days.
After Public Service Days end on Dec. 16, they won’t start again until the week of March 6.
Keep parked vehicles off until 4 p.m.
Keep parked cars off the street until 4 p.m., even if trash has already been collected before 4 p.m. Other services may be provided until 4 p.m.
Keep parked cars off of roads whenever possible
Residents are encouraged to keep their parked vehicles off the streets even in January, February and portions of December and March, when Public Service Days are not enforced. This allows for the most efficient delivery of services.
For parking issues related to Public Service Days, call 313-943-2294. Parking hardship exemption applications are available at www.cityofdearborn.org or at the front desk of the Dearborn Police Station, 16099 Michigan Ave.
Enforcement suspended during certain holiday weeks
Enforcement of the parking rules will be suspended during the holiday weeks of Thanksgiving Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day. These are holiday weeks when trash collection is delayed a day.
Never put trash carts in road
Trash and recycling carts should not be placed in the road at any time.