City of Martins Ferry

Sanitation Bulletin

Posted on: June 18, 2020

Starting July 1, 2020, the city will be enforcing City ordinance 935 which states you are to have no more than three (3) trash cans with lids per residence and the trash cans must be no more than 33 gallons. Each can should only have trash bags inside we are unable to pick up loose trash in cans. If you have anything extra please call the Utility Office and schedule the pick-up (740) 633-6151. Garbage bags not in cans will result in a charge of $3.00 per bag. Violation of the City Ordinance will result in fines.  If you are unable to purchase a trash can The City will do so for you for the cost of $25.00 per can to be paid at the rate of $5.00 a month. You only need to purchase cans if you do not already have cans that meet the requirements.