Click the link for details on the Fairfax County Noise Ordinance --> Fairfax County Noise Ordinance - Updated 2016)
Call the Fairfax County Department of Public Safety Communications Non-Emergency Phone Number (703) 691-2131 for any general calls related to the police or fire departments that do not pertain to a life-threatening emergency. Examples of non-emergency calls include:
- Noise complaints
- Non-violent disputes between neighbors
- Property damage vehicle accidents not causing a hazard to the flow of traffic
- Leash law violations
- Assistance resolving disagreements involving no crime or violence
TRASH AND RECYCLING
Trash pickups are Tuesday and Friday
Recyclables (newspapers/magazines, metal & aluminum cans, glass and plastics) are picked up on Wednesday
Yard debris on Wednesday, April to mid-January
Click the link for details on items that can be recycled --> http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/living/recycling/
Special pickups can be arranged by contacting AAA /Rainbow Disposal Service of Fairfax 703-818-8222.
Please have all trash out by 6 am on pickup days.
Yard Debris Pickup - Brush and branches must be cut in 4-foot lengths with limbs no thicker than 6 inches in diameter. Brush and branches must be tied into bundles no larger than 2 feet in diameter. Grass clippings and other yard debris must be bagged in transparent plastic bags or paper bags.
Holiday Trash Collenction - Trash and recycling pickup service are not provided on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Trash or recyclables will be removed on the next regularly scheduled pickup day.
The Fairfax County County Code regarding recycling. Chapter 109, Article 2, Section 109-2-1 requires all Fairfax County residents to recycle glass, metal food and beverage containers, and yard debris (to include brush, leaves and grass clippings). Click to read more --> http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpwes/recycling/recycle-right.pdf)
Section 109-5-4 describes the collection points and set-out restrictions, including the following mandate:
Residential solid waste and recyclables shall not be set out for curbside collection prior to 4:00 p.m. of the day preceding scheduled collection, or on any sidewalks or any other portion of the public right of way where they will interfere with pedestrians or vehicular traffic. Solid waste and recycling containers shall be removed to a regular place of keeping behind the front building line before 6 a.m. of the day following collection.