Sanitation Department

Garbage Route Schedule

2019 Sanitation Schedule

Commercial Collection Rates


The City of DeFuniak Springs provides its citizens with one (1) 90 gallon roll-out can per household use. The City of DeFuniak Springs does not provide dumpster service to private residences. If you need a can for your personal residence which is located within the city limits of DeFuniak Springs, please contact our office at (850) 892-8534 or (850) 892-8537.

The roll-out cans will remain the property of the City of DeFuniak Springs and will be repaired/replaced as needed.

Any damage caused to the roll-out can by the homeowner or business owner will be the responsiblity of the homeowner or business.

The roll-out can needs to be placed (3) feet from the edge of the street by 7:00 a.m. CST on the day of collection. The roll-out can will need to be removed from the street edge by the end of the collection day.

Additional household garbage that will not fit into the roll-out can needs to be placed in plastic bags next to the roll-out can or in a personal can. Personal cans containing loose garbage will not be collected.

The City collects the following items: Household garbage which includes small electronic applicances. White goods shall include but not limited to: Stoves, Refrigerators, Dryers, Washers, Freezers, and other large applicances. Tv's, Furniture, Microwaves, Metal will be collected but needs to be separated from regular garbage and yrd waste.

Any form of construction material, batteries, tires, plants will NOT be collected.

It will only be disposed of by the owner/contractor at the Walton County Landfill. Please call 850-892-8180 for the further disposal information.

Household garbage and yard waste have to be separated into separate piles. Do NOT mix together. Do NOT use personal cans for yard waste. The homeowner/business owner is responsible for the separation of all the different types of waste.

Do NOT place trash or yard waste under electrical wires, phone wires, cable wires, tree limbs, or by underground telephone and/or electrical boxes.

Yard waste is limited to three (3) cubic yards per week. Any waste placed at the street for collection exceeding three (3) cubic yards shall be considered an unusual amount of accumulation and declared a nuisance as provided for in the DeFuniak Springs Municipal Code.

Trees and branches need to be cut into 3 - 4 foot sections, 6 inches in diameter, and not weighing more than 60 pounds per limb/stump. Combine small piles into one pile.

Leaves may be collected using a knuckle boom truck and leaved must be placed separate from other yard waste items. Please do NOT place yard waste in roll-out can provided by the city. Leaves can be piled within 3 feet of the edge of the street.

No trucks will be allowed to double back over the route for any special or missed collection unless the route has been completed for that day.