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.
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
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.
dumpsters are provided at no cost through grants obtained from the Bureau of
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
Size of Trailers: 7’ (W) x 12’ (L) x 8’ (D)
Size Dumpster: 22 cubic yards
delivered/picked up every Monday, Wednesday or Friday.
delivered every Thursday and picked up every Monday.