Debris removal continues across Ormond Beach

First pass of debris removal may take up to 20 days, city officials say

Debris from Hurricane Irma sits outside a home.
Debris from Hurricane Irma sits outside a home.

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. – City officials said they estimate it will take up to 20 days to complete the first pass of debris removal through Ormond Beach.

Crowder Gulf, the city's contractor, began the debris collection from the city's rights-of-way on Sept. 16, and as of the close of business on Saturday, officials said 653 loads of debris had been collected in eight days, in addition to the removal of 20 leaning trees and 2,233 hanging limbs.

City officials said root balls and large stumps will be removed after all other storm debris has been removed.

The city is reminding residents that any contractor who is hired for tree removal services is required to remove the debris from the property and properly dispose of it.

In addition, residents are advised that open burning of commercial waste, residential trash, garbage, lawn debris, clippings, trees or other debris on residential, commercial or industrial property is prohibited within the city.

Click here for daily updates regarding storm debris information.

Anyone with questions can contact the City Public Works Department at 386-676-3220.

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