• Curbside Pickup (yard trimmings & household items)
  • Right of Way Mowing & Trimming
  • Right of Way Litter Pickup
  • Roadway Maintenance & Construction
  • Street Paving
  • Storm Water Drainage Maintenance & Improvements
  • Winter Weather Roadway Safety Operations
  • Engineering Planning & Inspection
  • Infrastructure Planning & Improvements
  • Project Design, Management & Inspection
  • Building Permits
  • Construction Inspection
  • Code Enforcement
  • Property Abatements

Department of Public Works maintains city streets, storm drains and bridges. We also provide residential curbside pickup of household and yard items.

Contact & Hours

42 Public Works Drive, Oxford, AL  36203

Phone: (256) 835-6124

Email:  OPW@oxfordal.gov

Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The Street Department’s primary objectives are to keep the city looking its best at all times and to maintain safe city streets for all to travel. Duties include repairing and maintaining city streets, installing street signs, mowing grass along city rights-of-way, displaying flags on holidays, decorating for the Christmas season and picking up limbs, leaves or grass clippings.

Trash Information

Grass clippings must be bagged year round.

All leaves must be bagged from March to November.

Limbs must be cut to 6 feet or shorter.

Limbs/Leaves/& Rubbish must be in separate piles for pickup.

Non-Pick-up Items

New Construction/Remodel debris

Car Batteries/Car parts

Household garbage, food, etc.

Chemicals or Containers


Paint cans


Trees cut by Tree Service

Light bulbs

Treated lumber

Tree stumps

Tree trunks

Note:  All above is to comply with ADEM's permit issued to the City of Oxford.  If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department at 256-835-6124.

Please make arrangements to dispose of any of the above items to another location.

  • The Calhoun County Landfill is located at 3625 Morrisville Road, Anniston, AL (256-236-2411)
  • Three Corners Regional Landfill is located at 2205 County Road 6, Piedmont, AL (256-447-1881)

Water Quality Surveys

The latest Annual Water Quality Report, as required by the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, is available for download below or by contacting the Water Works office at (256) 831-5618.