Trash Collection Rules & Regulations

  • All garbage and trash must be placed in containers with handles and tight fitting covers.
  • All household trash containers and vegetative waste must be placed at the curb no earlier than 6:00 p.m. the night before collection and no later than 7:00 a.m. on the day of collections.
  • Empty trash containers shall be removed from the sidewalk on the same day as collection.
  • Mixing regular trash and recycling is prohibited.

Margate City Convenience Center Regulations

Margate City citizens may deliver household trash and recycling only to the City yard in passenger cars, passenger vans and station wagons on scheduled days and times. No construction debris will be accepted at the City yard. Proof of Margate City residency is required in the form of utility bill or tax bill and driver’s license. Hours of operation are Wednesday (all year) 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and Sunday (summer only) 1:00pm to 6:00pm. Commercial businesses, private businesses and contractors are not permitted to use this facility.