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Lake County to collect storm debris from gated communities and private roads; right of entry form required

Debris Removal

TAVARES Florida — 

The following news release was provided by ELISHA PAPPACODA; Public Information Officer Lake County Florida.

On Sept. 20, the Lake County Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution requesting FEMA assistance to remove vegetative storm debris from private property, gated communities and non-county maintained roads, up to a collection cost of $500,000.

Homeowners’ Associations (HOAs), those living on private roads and individuals living in private communities without an HOA must fill out a Right of Entry form to begin allowing the county contractor to pick up storm debris in their communities. The form can be found online at https://lakecountyfl.gov/departments/public_works/solid_waste/storm_debris.aspx and must be completed, signed and mailed or dropped off to Lake County Solid Waste at 13130 County Landfill Road, Tavares. The form is required to grant permission to the contractor to work on these roads. Construction and demolition debris are not included and will not be collected in these private communities.

For more information or to request a hard copy of the form, call Solid Waste from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday at 352-343-3776.

Lake County is continuing to work diligently to collect storm debris left in the wake of Hurricane Irma, thus far collecting more than 90,000 cubic yards of debris. Efforts are steadily increasing with added hauler trucks, combined with the assistance of county staff.

Residents may still opt to dispose of their storm debris at the county landfill or one of five convenience centers, free of charge. Extended hours at the landfill and convenience centers have returned to normal due to decreased demand, with the exception of the Log House and Lady Lake.

Central Landfill Facility

13130 County Landfill Road, Tavares: Monday – Saturday8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Convenience Centers

200 Jackson St., Lady Lake: Monday – Saturday8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
10435 Log House Road, Clermont: Monday – Saturday8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
54711 Astor Transfer Station Road, Astor: Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
25014 Rancho Lane, Paisley: Wednesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
32520 W. State Road 44, Deland: Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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