Garbage & Trash


There are frequently questions regarding garbage/trash pick-up. To determine your pick-up day for garbage or trash review the trash route map (PDF) or the garbage trash map (PDF) or call Public Works at 850-265-5989.

  1. Garbage
  2. Special Pick Up
  3. Trash (Yard Debris)

Only containers furnished by the City of Lynn Haven will be acceptable. Your personal garbage can will not be serviced. The City currently has a fully automated system and any items outside of the City garbage can will not be picked up. If you need an additional garbage container you may call 850-265-5989. There is a $3.22 charge per month for an extra container, and the fee will be added to your water bill.

You garbage container is for your household garbage ONLY. Your garbage container should be placed no more than 2 feet from the edge of the road, 3 feet from any fixed objects and 1 foot apart if you have more than 1 can. Cans must be facing with opening towards street and handle facing your house. Please do not overload cans for lids must be fully shut with no exposed household waste. The City is not responsible for the garbage spillage due to the overloaded cans. Cans must be put out for pick-up no earlier than 6 p.m. the day before collection and no later than 6 a.m. the day of collection. Containers are to be removed from the street after pick-up no later than 9 a.m. the following morning.

Holiday Schedule

There are only two days a year the garbage truck does not run on schedule: Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Garbage pickup for Thanksgiving Day will be the following Saturday. Please call the Sanitation Department at 850-265-5989 for information on Christmas day pickup. Any other holiday is just another day in sanitation. When in doubt, put it out. View the garbage route map (PDF) for more information.