Leaf Collection

Self-Haul

Between Nov. 6-19 and Jan. 2-21, James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center, 1204 Jolly Pond Rd., daily between 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Leaves will only be accepted in clear bags no larger than lawn or leaf-size (40 gallons or less). Leaves from commercial lawn service companies will be accepted by Convenience Center staff with a letter from the resident containing the resident’s name, address and telephone number.

At all other times, leaves may be self-hauled by using coupons available for purchase online or at following facilities:

One coupon per 4 lawn and leaf-sized bags is required. Brush and tree limbs are not included in the free collection and will require coupons. Convenience coupons, credit or debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover) are required to drop off this material.

Curbside Collection

The County will provide 1 round of curbside leaf collection. Collection dates are as follows and are determined by voting district. Please note that the schedule has changed from previous years.

Collection Maps


Voting DistrictCollection Dates
Berkeley/RobertsDec. 1-6
Jamestown/South PowhatanDec. 6-13
Stonehouse/North PowhatanDec. 13-15

Leaves must be in clear bags no larger than lawn or leaf-size (40 gallons or less). Bagged leaves must be left curbside by 8 a.m. on the first day of collection in each district. Each street will be collected 1 time only. Bulky materials such as brush and tree limbs cannot be accepted.

Enter your address (123 Main Street) in the space provided below. Once the address is located on the map, click near your address and your district and dates will appear.

Leaf Burning

Burning of leaves is not permitted, except in certain areas zoned A-1, General Agriculture. Bagged leaves will be available, free of charge, for personal composting only.