City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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Branch Pickup

    2020 Fall Branch Pickup Announced

The City of Springfield's residential 2020 fall branch pick-up begins Monday, October 26. The fall pick-up schedule is pre-set and crews will work in specified areas of the city each week. Each neighborhood will have only ONE pick-up. Below is the entire fall branch pick-up schedule lasting four weeks. At the bottom of this page is an interactive Branch Pickup Map.

  • Northwest area – Branches set out by 7:00 a.m. the morning of October 26
            - Walnut Street to Elle Court and Pulliam Road to South Grand Avenue

  • Southwest area – Branches set out by 7:00 a.m. the morning of November 2
            - Walnut Street to Old Bachelor Trail and Old Jacksonville Road to Mansion Road (Piper Glenn Subdivision)

  • Southeast area – Branches set out by 7:00 a.m. the morning of November 9
            - Hilltop Road (Timberlane East Subdivision) to Walnut Street and South Grand Avenue to East Lake Shore Drive (Hunting Meadows Subdivision)
            - Properties around Lake Springfield

  • Northeast area – Branches set out by 7:00 a.m. the morning of November 16
            - Walnut Street to J. David Jones Parkway and Kamm Road to South Grand Avenue

    Resident Instructions

The City of Springfield will pick up branch piles from residents:
  • No larger than 3 foot in height, 4 foot in depth, and 10 feet in length;
  • Only one pile per residence. Piles larger than a small pickup load will not be picked up by the city;
  • The program is for branches only, no logs larger than 6" will be accepted;
  • Branches/limbs trimmed by a commercial contractor will not be picked up;
  • Branches must be placed on the curb not obstructing the street or sidewalk;
  • Small branches may be broken up and put into yard waste bags; and
  • Branches are not allowed on boulevards.

    Residential Branch Drop Off

Residents may drop off branches to Evans Recycling with proof of residency until the end of March 2021. This service is for City residents only and not for commercial contractors. Evans Recycling is located at 2100 J. David Jones Parkway and is open Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 12-noon. Evans Recycling’s contact number is 217.391.0886.

    Branch Piles Are NOT Considered Yard Waste

As a reminder, the city's branch pickup is a DIFFERENT program from the city’s bi-weekly yard waste pick up program that is now until the end of March 2021. The branch pickup program only occurs twice a year.

For questions about the City of Springfield yard waste and branch pickup, please call the Office of Public Works at 217.789.2255 or email

    Branch Map