The Department of Public Works is responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of public facilities, infrastructure and assets. The Department performs and/or oversees the Divisions of Administration, Sanitation, Facilities Maintenance, Field Operations, Fleet Operations and City Wide Operations.
The mission of the Ventnor City Public Works Department is to keep the City clean and well maintained, improve City facilities and infrastructure and provide quick and courteous services. Our goal is the satisfaction of our residents and visitors and the maintenance and improvement of Ventnor City’s public assets to the highest standards and quality.
Trash and recycling collection is performed by the Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA). Recycling collection is performed EVERY WEEK. Please set your recyclables out on the same days as your trash, but be sure to keep your trash and recyclables at least 10 feet apart. Please have materials curbside by 7 a.m. on collection day. Click here to view your collection schedule.
DO NOT use plastic bags for your recyclables or yard waste.
YARD WASTE: (Leaves, brush, Grass, Clean Wood). All yard waste must be placed in Kraft bags or properly marked containers. Plastic Bags are not permitted. Place loose material in labeled cans or bags; bags should not exceed 50 lbs. Brushes/ branches: must be bundled & tied with twine. Should not exceed 4 ft. in length or 8” in diameter. Click here to view your collection schedule.
RECYCLING: Click here for more information on what is accepted in Atlantic County's Recycling Program.
BULKY WASTE: One item per trash day including furniture and Carpeting. TV's and Electronics are not accepted. No Construction waste. Appliances with Freon ARE NOT ACCEPTED. Other Appliances may be put out as noted above, with one item per trash day, as long as there is no Freon.
TV PICKUP: TV’s are picked up on your regular trash day, but you must call Public Works at 609-823-7935 to have them picked up.
Weekend Trash Disposal
Ventnor City weekend residents may bring their regular household trash and recycling to the City Public Works Yard on weekends for disposal from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend between 8 a.m. and 12 pm.
Street Sweeping on side streets between the Boardwalk and the Inside Thorofare will be suspended from July 1, 2019 through Labor Day.
Normal operations will continue on the main streets such as: Atlantic, Ventnor, Winchester, Monmouth, Lafayette and Dorset Avenues.
Normal street sweeping will continue in Ventnor Heights on Mondays and the Ventnor Gardens area on Fridays.