Public Works

The Division of Public Works contains various units that maintain City streets, shade trees, storm and sanitary sewers, traffic signals, public parks, buildings, and grounds.

Public Works also efficiently maintains a large assortment of service vehicles and equipment to provide excellent maintenance in the City of Summit.

Did you know? Trash is collected weekly on your regular trash day, including all holidays.
Curbside recycling is collected on Thursdays. During holiday weeks only, please check the City of Summit homepage for a revised schedule.

Review the Garbage and Recycling Flyer for more information regarding pick-up. The Recycling Flyer contains information on which materials may be recycled curbside and which may be recycled at the City of Summit Transfer Station.
  1. Dial-A-Truck

    The Dial-A-Truck program is an appointment-only service designed to assist the residents of Summit with the disposal of large, heavy bulky items at no cost.

  2. Documents & Flyers

    Browse various documents from the Public Works division.

  3. Leaf Collection

    The City offers curbside leaf collection twice a year, during the Spring and Fall, from residential properties.

  4. Transfer Station

    Public Works manages the Municipal Disposal Area, the City of Summit Transfer Station where solid wastes and recyclables are collected and marketed, and where leaves are composted.

  5. Snow & Ice Control

    Public Works is responsible for snow and ice control on 80 miles of Summit streets.

  6. Trash & Recycling

    Review guidelines and dates of trash and recycling collections.

  7. Tree Removal Permits

    Learn how to obtain a tree removal permit.