Garbage Services & Rates

The City of DeFuniak Springs, FL provides curbside garbage pickup services within the city limits for residents and business owners.  Rates are bundled with your water bill which includes sewer services. 

To activate your garbage pickup services within the City of DeFuniak Springs, you must first activate your water services since our garbage pickup service is bundled into this charge.  

You can activate your water service at:

  • DeFuniak Springs City Hall
    1350 Baldwin Avenue
    DeFuniak Springs, Florida  32435

Garbage Rates

Garbage rates have been adopted per Exhibit “A” of the 5-year Waste Management Franchise Agreement executed March 22, 2021.  Commencing October 1, 2022, and thereafter on the 1st day of October each year, the rates in effect shall be adjusted by the annual percentage change in the Consumer Price Index for Water, Sewer and Trash CPI (WST CPI) as published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor – 4.18% 10/1/2022.

  • Residential collection and disposal is at $0.00 charge (for one cart) to inside City limit residents.
  • 96-gallon cart, residential customer $9.48 (Rate paid to Waste Management by City of DeFuniak)
    Extra Residential Cart  $4.69 Monthly
  • Extra residential cart $4.69 Monthly
  • Commercial Cart 1 time pickup per week $25.00 monthly
  • Extra commercial cart $12.50 monthly

Commercial Dumpster Pricing

2 Yard
4 Yard
6 Yard
8 Yard

Commercial customers shall be billed based on the number of pick-ups during any given week and shall be billed to the customer at the pick-up rate above.  The collection fee is per month and is computed by the number of pick-ups per week.

Other Fees:

  • Casters (2 yard and 4 yard): $22.92 per event
  • Lock Fee:  $11.46 per month
  • Commercial Overage:  $130.22 per occurrence