Winter Storm Brush Cleanup Begins Monday, March 8

Only Damaged Brush and Foliage will be Collected

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – A city-wide winter storm cleanup begins Monday, March 8 and only brush and other foliage damaged by the recent winter storm will be collected. No bulky items will be accepted for this one-time collection.  

“Your City Council and I understand that recovery after a major storm is critical to moving our City forward. The off-cycle brush removal plan is one of many relief programs the City has established to aid residents. For full details on all City recovery efforts, visit,” said Mayor Paulette M.Guajardo.

Winter Storm Cleanup Details:

  • City crews will begin brush collection in Area 5 and work northwest towards Area 10 in Calallen.
  • City debris removal contractor will begin collection on North Padre Island (Area 1A) through Area 4.
  • Residents who miss this collection will have to wait for their next regularly scheduled brush collection.
  • Regularly scheduled brush and bulky items collection schedules can be found online at SLDW-brush-map-schedule.pdf (
  • Residents can also drop off their brush at the J.C. Elliott brush drop off area.
  • Hours of operation for the brush drop off area have been extended and will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice. These extended hours of operation apply to the brush drop off area ONLY.

Guidelines for Brush and Debris Set Out:

  • Brush items include: Trees, limbs, bushes, palm fronds and other foliage damaged by the winter storm.
  • Do not place brush or other foliage inside plastic bags but place brush loose curbside instead.
  • Bulky items will NOT be picked up.
  • Items must not block sidewalks, thru-ways, stormwater ditches, or street right of ways.
  • Brush MUST be set curbside for pick up.

A map of city-wide collection areas (1A to 10) and schedule are available online at

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For all media inquiries, please contact Amy Gazin, Senior Public Information Officer for Solid Waste Services at (361) 826-1655 or by email at