The Public Works Department’s mission is to manage, direct and provide technical support and administration for city and utility construction projects, mapping, snow removal, weed cutting, refuse and recycling; conduct studies of infrastructure, prepare grant applications, file reports with governmental agencies, and provide support to committees and commissions; respond to inquiries from citizens, realtors, contractors and other departments.
2015 Fall Clean Up
The City of Platteville annual fall clean up will be held on Monday, October 5 and Tuesday, October 6, with pick up the same day as your normal refuse collection. Items must be placed neatly at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the day of pick up. This service is provided to one and two family dwellings only.
Specific items that WILL NOT be picked up include: batteries & tires, appliances including microwaves, refuse from major construction and remodeling projects, as well as oil, anti-freeze, insecticides, and hazardous chemicals. Boy Scout Troop 82 will collect appliances for a donation. Please call 608-778-0707 to arrange pick up.
Electronics (computers, printers, computer monitors, mice, keyboards, and all accessories, televisions, DVD players, VCR’s, DVR’s, fax machines and cell phones) WILL NOT be picked up. If you need to dispose of an electronic item, please contact Faherty Recycling at 608-348-9586 for additional information.
All items must be stacked neatly and be in a pile no larger than 10’ x 4’ x 4’. Scrap metal should be stacked neatly separate from other refuse. Scrap metal and yard waste does not count toward the maximum size limit.
Garden and yard waste will be included in the fall clean up and will be picked up by City crews on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of clean up week only. Please bag separately from weekly garbage. The $1.00 bags are not required during this special pick up only.
If you have questions concerning the clean up, call the Department of Public Works at 348-9741, Ext. 2238.
Fall Leaf Pickup
The City of Platteville Street Department will begin fall leaf pick-up in mid-October and will continue to cycle the city until weather makes it impossible to do so. Residents must have the leaves raked to the curb and NOT in the gutter.
Any yard waste accumulated after that date will need to be placed in City of Platteville dollar bags.
Questions may be directed to the City of Platteville Street Department at 608-348-8828.
Yard Waste & Brush Pickup
City of Platteville residents are reminded of the schedule for yard waste & brush pickup.
Yard Waste: Yard rakings and grass clippings MUST be in ” City of Platteville” $1.00 bags and placed curbside for pick up on Thursdays.
Brush: Brush will be picked up the first week and third week beginning on Monday of each month.
2013 Project Updates
2013 Project Updates
Chapter 11 - Garbage and Refuse Collection and Disposal - Updated 11/21/07
Chapter 11 – Garbage and Refuse Collection and Disposal
Chapter 4 - Streets, Alleys, and Sidewalks - Updated 6/5/13
Chapter 4 – Streets, Alleys, and Sidewalks