Street Department


The City of Van Buren Street Department is dedicated to improving and maintaining Van Buren city streets, and is always on stand-by to respond to hazardous weather conditions that may affect travel and safety within city limits.


Curbside Yard Waste Pick Up

The Van Buren Yard Waste Department will provide curbside pick-up within the city limits for limbs up to 6” in diameter and up to 6' in length, bagged leaves, bagged mulch and landscape waste. Items prohibited are bagged trash, loose leaves, loose mulch, and other loose yard waste that can be bagged.  Also prohibited is processed wood, such as landscape timbers, fencing, etc. 
Please do not place loose leaves or yard waste in the streets or drainage ditches to avoid clogging the drainage systems. Placing loose waste in the streets or drainage ditches is a violation of city ordinance could result in a fine for such actions.  

***May 3, 2021 Tornado***

Due to the tornado normal guidelines will be temporarily changed. Residents are not required to call the Street Department and leave address to arrange a pick up. In addition, the limit on diameter and length of limbs will not apply. For limbs and other debris to be picked up it must be placed by the curb in the street right-of-way. Please be careful not to place anything over utility meters.

The Yard Waste Recycle Facility hours of operation will be changed to the following: Monday - Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Saturday from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. The facility is located at 2844 Highway 59 South.