Thursday, June 30, 2005

Brief Outline of City Services

Trash collection

Contact: Public Works Department at 812-349-3410

Trash collection occurs every Monday morning in Green Acres. Place trash at the night before your scheduled pickup. Each 32 gallon container or bag must have an yellow trash sticker attached to it and may not weigh more than 40 lbs. Trash stickers may be purchased for two dollars ($2) at local grocery or hardware stores. Contact the Public Works Department for your scheduled collection day. Click here for more information.

Large Item Colletion (Year-Round)
phone: 812-349-3410


Weekly Curbside Collection
Large items such as sofas, chairs, tables, and similar items can be placed at the curb on your regular trash day throughout the year. Each item must have two (2) city sanitation trash (yellow) pick-up tags attached.

Monthly Appliance Collection
Large appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, and similar items can be placed on the curb on the last Friday of each month of the year. You must call the Public Works Department at 812-349-3410 by 5:00 p.m. the last Thursday of each month and inform us that you are setting the appliances out for collection. Each item must have two (2) city sanitation trash (yellow) pick-up tags attached.

Non Collectible Items
Large item such as construction materials, tires, or electronic equipment such as televisions, and computer systems are not eligible for this program and will not be collected. For information regarding disposal methods of these items, please contact the Monroe County Solid Waste District at 812-349-2868.


You may have noticed that Green Acres streets have that small town feel, and parking can be problematic. Please be advised that parking on the street requires a permit in some parts of Green Acres. Click on GANA maps to view which areas. More information about Bloomington's parking permit program is available here:

Parking Permit Program

Metered, neighborhood and reserved parking

Parking Enforcement at 812-349-3436

On the street for more than 72 hours

Bloomington Police Department at 812-339-4477

Car(s) parked on the lawn
Planning Department at 812-349-3423

Rental Property Issues

Contact: Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND) at 812-349-3420

The Rental Occupancy Permit Program helps ensure that rental property in Bloomington is safe and habitable for city residents. HAND staff can help you obtain property owner information and can answer many questions about rentals in Bloomington.

HAND staff will provide assistance if your landlord fails to make requested repairs that are code related.

Original post by Melody January 17, 2006

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