Streets, Parks, & Forestry DepartmentShare This +
Director of Streets, Parks, & Forestry:
800 W. Puetz Road
Oak Creek, Wisconsin 53154
6:45am - 3:15pm (Monday - Friday)
View the Garbage and Recycling Schedule, as well as obtain information on what items can be recycled and what to do with recyclables to make them ready to be collected.
Clean-ups are held beginning on May 15th and November 15th each year. If the 15th falls on the weekend, it will begin the following Monday. These clean-ups are free of charge.
Winter in Oak Creek has the potential to cause many hazards on the road. There are things you should know when living in Oak Creek to make it through the winter season. Here you will find information on Winter Parking Regulations, Snow Plows, Snow & Ice Removal, and Property Damage Caused by Snow Removal.
The City does NOT pick up leaves curbside. In addition, Ordinance #1984 prohibits residents from placing leaves in the streets, alleys or sidewalk areas. Residents may dispose of their leaves at the recycling yard during normal recycling yard hours. If you have any questions, call the Street Department at (414) 768-6552.
Branches are picked up beginning April 1, June 1, August 1, and October 1 each year. Branches must be stacked at curb or roadside prior to these dates to be guaranteed a pick-up but no earlier then 2 weeks prior.
Grass clippings, including thatch, are NOT accepted by the City. Grass clippings should be composted or mulched directly back into your lawn. Sod can be brought into the recycling yard. If you have any questions, call the Street Department at (414) 768-6552.
Mulch is often available for free pick-up at the recycling yard. Residents may call to be put on a list to have mulch delivered to their homes for $25 a load (4-5 yards). If you have any questions, call the Street Dept. at (414) 768-6552.
Carts for newly constructed homes may be obtained by calling (414) 570-5682. Please place your carts on the opposite corners of your driveway approach with the arrows on the lid pointing toward the street.
Citizens and residents are sometimes not aware the City of Oak Creek does not care for and maintain all of the roads within the City. Road maintenance includes such things as pothole patching, road repairs, striping, grass cutting, snow plowing, and salting operations.