• It's the 58th annual National Public Works Week

    Carson City Public Works gathered together to witness the American flag being raised in front of the facility, in celebration of National Public Works Week.

Carson City Fuel Reduction Program

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Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)


The Wildland Fuels Reduction Program was established in the summer of 2006 to assist homeowners within the wildland urban interface communities of Carson City to provide for defensible space on their property. Creating defensible space is a key element critical to reducing the threat and effects of a wildland fire. WUI MAp 2
To learn more about the wildland fire danger in your area, and what you can do to increase the safety of your property, contact Carson City Fire Department at (775) 887-2210.


If you are located within the wildland urban interface you may qualify for a dumpster or trailer to haul away the dead vegetation. Search your address using MapGeo to determine your location, if you are located outside the GREEN line you can reserve a trailer or dumpster at no cost. 

Trailers and dumpsters are provided at no cost through grants obtained from the Bureau of Land Management.
The purpose is strictly for disposal of "vegetative waste" or "yard debris/refuse" - plants that grow on the property. Construction materials, manmade materials & bags are not allowed. Do not place the waste in the trailer/dumpster in bags. Pine needles are allowed, but you must limit the amount of dirt. Please do not load the trailer/dumpster using a backhoe. Too much dirt can make the equipment too heavy to transport and the driver may be forced to dump the load back onto the property.
  • Size of Trailers: 7’ (W) x 12’ (L) x 8’ (D)
  • Size Dumpster: 22 cubic yards
  • Trailers are delivered/picked up every Monday, Wednesday or Friday.
  • Dumpsters are delivered every Thursday and picked up every Monday.