Our Purpose Statement  

To promote clean and healthy neighborhoods through solid waste management.


Who We Are

The Solid Waste Division is part of the Public Works Department for the City of North Port and is the working entity which provides service to you.  The Solid Waste District is the taxing authority for solid waste services.  The primary revenue source for the District is a non-ad valorem assessment. For all residential real property that have a certificate of occupancy, the current assessment is $230.00 per fiscal year. 


What We Do

The Solid Waste Division is responsible for the collection of garbage, recyclable material, yard waste and bulk items (furniture, etc.) within the City limits of North Port. Residential garbage, recycling and yard waste are picked up once a week. Bulk collection service is available on a pre-scheduled basis only. Each residence is allowed two free bulk collections per year, each limited to 5 cubic yards. Additional paid collections may also be scheduled. Commercial garbage and recycling collection services are offered from one to five times per week. The Solid Waste Division is led by Solid Waste Manager, Frank Lama. 

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How To Find Us

The Public Works offices are located at 1100 N. Chamberlain Boulevard in North Port.  Customer Service is open from 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m., Monday through Friday, with the exception of City holidays.  You can reach us by phone at 941-240-8050. 

For non-emergency solid waste issues, send us an email at pwcustservice@cityofnorthport.com