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Public Works

Snellville's Public Works Department has a variety of responsibilities. There are three key services maintained within this department: maintenance, recycling and sanitation. These services include making sure your roadways are maintained, recycling and garbage collection is efficient, drainage issues handled and overall upkeep of the City's buildings and vehicles. Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

Public Works office hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday
2491 Marigold Road
Snellville, GA 30078




We are located at 2531 Marigold Rd. Our hours are 8am to 5pm, Monday - Saturday.

No matter where you live, anyone can bring recycling items to our center for free.

City Limit Residents ONLY: One trip to the recycle center yard trimming area with one pickup truckload sized load per day is free of charge. A second load will be allowed per day for a $15 fee. A truck and a trailer will be counted as two loads and a $15 fee will be applied. 

Please be prepared to show your license if you wish to utilize the Junk container or Yard Debris area as these are only available to residents living INSIDE the city limits of Snellville.

If you have any questions you can reach us at 770-985-3539, Monday - Saturday.



Public Works Office

  • Thanksgiving
    Closed-Nov. 22 - Nov. 24, 2023

  • Christmas
    Closed-Dec. 25 - 26, 2023

  • New Year's
    Closed-Jan. 1, 2024

Snellville Recycling Center

  • Thanksgiving
    Closed-Nov. 23 - 25, 2023

  • Christmas
    Closed-Dec. 23 - 26, 2023

  • New Year's
    Closed-Jan. 1, 2024



Thanksgiving Day 2023: The curbside garbage and recycling service will be delayed by one day for Thanksgiving Day. If your service day is Thursday, your trash will be picked up on Friday. If your service day is Friday, your trash will be picked up on Saturday. Please make sure your garbage is out by 7 am as there may be additional trucks running to assure timely pick up. Remember to purchase the City Blue Bags for any overflow trash you may have.

Christmas Day 2023: To be determined

New Years Day 2024: To be determined

Please purchase the City Blue Bags for your extra garbage. The Snellville Recycling Center welcomes your wrapping paper, paste board and cardboard boxes. Please take advantage of the American Kidney Foundation truck located inside the recycling center for donating toys, clothing and household items making room for your new gifts and purchases.


Mission Statement

The Mission of the Snellville Public Works Department is to improve and maintain the city's infrastructure while promoting to protect the health and welfare of the city residents, businesses, and visitors. To provide quality services, within available resources, to our customers in a timely and efficient manner. To provide these services, as well as to support economic growth and development, with unity and trust of highly qualified and skilled personnel, and serve as first responders in emergency situations.