What is REFUSE?
Refuse is defined as animal and vegetable waste resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking, and consumption of foods and all other organic matter subject to rapid decomposition including cardboard, paper, cartons, and boxes from residential and business establishments. It shall also include items too large for regular pick-up like tree stumps, discarded furniture, appliances, toys, clothing, and other similar material. The Department of Public Works.
Concrete, brick pavers, stones, logs, etc are the responsibility of the property owner.
It is the duty of every owner of every lot or property to keep their lot or property free of rubbish and debris. Grosse Pointe Park City Code Section 12-1 states suitable garbage and rubbish receptacles shall be provided and used by the owner, tenant, lessee or occupant of the premises. Landlords shall be responsible for removal of all rubbish from evictions/move outs. If you need a special pick-up, please call (313) 822-5100. All special pick-ups will be charged to landlords/owners.