Brush Drop-Off Site Reopened Aug. 12-21 to Help with Storm Damage

Kentwood’s Brush Drop-Off Site to Reopen Aug. 12-21 to Help Residents with Storm Damage

Residents May Report Debris on City Streets to the Department of Public Works

The City of Kentwood will reopen its brush drop-off site for residents Aug. 12-21 to dispose of tree debris resulting from recent storms.

Beginning Thursday, Aug. 12, residents may drop off brush, sticks, tree limbs, logs, loose leaves and loose grass clippings from storm damage at the Kentwood Department of Public Works, 5068 Breton Ave. SE, from noon-8 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday through Saturday, Aug. 21. The drop-off site typically is closed in the summer.

“Our crews are working hard to help clean up storm debris throughout Kentwood,” Interim Public Works Director Jerry DeRuiter said. “We’re reopening our brush drop-off site to help residents take care of the trees, branches and brush that have fallen on their properties.”

The service is available to Kentwood residents only. Staff will be on-site checking for proof of residency and appropriate materials. Materials that cannot be accepted include paper and plastic bags, trash, dirt, concrete, asphalt, tires, rocks, stones, construction materials, glass and metal.

Residents may report downed tree limbs and other debris obstructing city streets to the Department of Public Works at 616.554.0817 or 911. Non-emergency street or sidewalk concerns can be reported online at

Power outages can be reported to Consumers Energy online or by phone at 800.477.5050. In the case of an emergency, such as a downed power line, call 911.