News Flash

City Press Releases

Posted on: October 13, 2023

Valpo Announces Leaf Pickup

Leaf map

The City of Valparaiso will begin its annual curbside leaf pick-ups from Oct. 23 through Dec. 1, weather permitting, announced Mayor Matt Murphy. The City has four leaf collection zones and crews will rotate zones continuously.

Progress updates will be provided to residents, so they have a better idea of when to expect leaf collection in their own neighborhoods. Some areas of the city take longer due to more trees and the weather can also affect the collection efforts. To view the progress updates and learn your zone, visit The Valparaiso City Services Department of Public Works (DPW) will post progress updates on the Valparaiso City Services - Public Works website. To sign up for text and/or email progress alerts, visit

Leaf crews will be working regularly scheduled hours, Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. If necessary, hours will be extended and include weekends.

In your neighborhood, please remember the following:

•   Rake the leaves to the right-of-way “curb”, not onto the street.

•   Placing leaves onto city streets results in street flooding, property damage and is in a violation of City ordinance 53.18.

•   The City will not pick up loose leaf piles with any sort of debris (rocks, sticks, garbage, etc.) in them.

   Keep loose leaf piles away from obstacles, such as parked cars, mailboxes etc.   If there are obstacles, your door will be tagged.

   Please bag leaves in biodegradable bags after Dec. 1. Lawn bags will be picked up by brush trucks during the month of December. Off-season pickup from January to March will need to be requested by contacting Customer Service at (219) 462-6174.

   For more information about leaf pick up, or other services of Public Works, visit the website at

   If you have specific questions regarding your leaf service, please contact Valparaiso City Services  

       Customer Service at (219) 462-6174.


Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City Press Releases

DAI FB Post FeaturedEvents

Valpo Highlights March as Disability Awareness Month

Posted on: February 14, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 13, 2020
Logo-Vertical ColorX250

Valpo to Pause South Shore Connect Service

Posted on: December 12, 2023
Kevin Cornett Good Neighbor 2023

Kevin Cornett Named Good Neighbor

Posted on: November 27, 2023

Tom Gooding Named to Utilities Board

Posted on: November 17, 2023
Recycle Icon

Holiday Recycling Additions

Posted on: November 10, 2023

Off Season Brush and Yard Waste Pickup

Posted on: November 9, 2023
CV_Logo Icon Graphic

City Mourns VU Student Varun Raj Pucha

Posted on: November 8, 2023
Lake Cable

Lake Cable Holds Opening

Posted on: October 16, 2023
Art Walk 2023 Greg and Alex Mendez

Valpo Art Walk Features 17 New Works

Posted on: September 20, 2023
Arborists Santos, McBain, Mayer

Valpo Arborists Certified

Posted on: August 30, 2023
stop sign

Valpo Adds New Stops on Franklin Street

Posted on: August 23, 2023
City Hall

Sports & Recreation Campus

Posted on: August 23, 2023
Paul Pryor

Paul Pryor Named IT Director

Posted on: August 21, 2023
Mayors Youth Council swearing in 2023

Valpo Swears in Mayor's Youth Council

Posted on: August 15, 2023
Courtyards at Pepper Creek Neighborhood Improvement grant

Valpo Awards Neighborhood Grants

Posted on: March 21, 2023