Public Works Department, City of Eton, Georgia

Clinton Flood, Director
Eric Hastings

The Eton Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance on all City of Eton right-of-ways, properties, and parks. They also have the responsibility of maintaining all City of Eton buildings and structures.

The Eton Public Works Department provides residential curbside garbage collection two days a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays:

      Tuesdays:        East Eton  - all areas east of Highway 411

      Thursdays:      West Eton  -  all areas west of Highway 411

 

There is no charge to the residents of Eton for this service. Garbage should be bagged and placed curbside by 8:00 a.m. on designated garbage pick-up days.  Unfortunately, Eton cannot pick up commercial garbage.

Guidelines for Garbage Pickup

Prohibited Collection Items:

Tires, Paint, Paint Related Products, Oil, Batteries, Hazardous or Toxic Materials, Animal Waste, Unhealthful Contaminates.

 

Garbage or yard trimmings generated outside the city limits. It will be unlawful for anyone to bring garbage or yard trimmings from outside the City and deposit for municipal pick-up inside the city limits.

 

Refuse generated by a person for hire such as a contractor performing building, repair, or maintenance.

 

Construction debris, demolition debris, and roofing material including but not limited to rock, dirt, brick, block, scrap metal, scrap lumber, siding, roofing, or concrete. Contractors and property owners will be responsible for disposing of any and all debris resulting from remodeling, roofing, repairing, demolition, or construction of any type.

 

Dead Animals.

Yard trimmings that exceed three feet in height, five feet in length, and five feet in width.

 

Excessive amounts of material from a move-in or move-out of premises exceeding the dimensions described in Eton Ordinance 2020-7.

Leaf Collection

The City of Eton, weather permitting, collects loose leaves in the fall months.

Recycling

There is a small recycling collection container at City Hall.  Bulk recycling items should be taken to Keep Chatsworth Murray County Beautiful at 302 E. Main Street, Chatsworth, Georgia.  For more information and a guide to recycling, please visit the following link:

          https://keepchatsworthmurraybeautiful.org

Special Garbage Pick-ups

Certain items, or excessive amounts, may require a special bulk item pick-up.  Our Street Department can usually pick-up these items within three business days of placement at curbside.  If your items have not been picked up after three business days, please call City Hall at (706) 695-2652 to schedule a pick-up.  Please review the Guidelines for Garbage Pick-up for permitted items.

Yard Waste

Our Street Department can usually pick-up yard waste within three days of placement at curbside.  Please review the Guidelines for Garbage Pick-up for permitted yard trimmings.

 

Mosquito Control

The Eton Street Department will spray for mosquito control at various times of the year.