Per the City of Bellaire Code of Ordinances, Sec. 16-7. Garbage generated or collected by commercial tree trimming, lawn maintenance, gardening or landscaping services, handymen or any others not considered the occupant.
It shall be unlawful for any commercial tree trimming, lawn maintenance, gardening or landscaping services, handymen or any others not considered the occupant who shall be employed within the city limits of the city to prune or trim and tree, hedge, or bush, to fail to haul away grass, tree, hedge, bush and landscape trimmings from the city limits of the city to a point outside the city limits of the city.
Per the City of Bellaire Code of Ordinances, Sec. 16-8. Garbage consisting of tree, hedge, and bush trimmings cut by the owner.
All limbs, brush and tree sections 3” in diameter or smaller and cut personally by the owner shall be cut in four (4) foot lengths and tied in a bundle not greater than two (2) feet in diameter and placed with household garbage for collection. The limit shall be three (3) bundles per household per collection day.
All limbs, brush and tree sections greater than 3” in diameter and cut personally by the owner shall not exceed 8” in diameter and shall be cut in lengths not to exceed four (4) feet and stacked three (3) feet behind the curb in piles not exceeding four (4) feet in height. The weight limit shall not exceed 200 pound per collection per day.
Limbs and brush cut personally by the owner shall be stacked for collection with no overhead obstructions such as, but not limited to, trees, streetlights and power lines. Vertical clearance shall be 30 feet from the ground.
Brush, limbs and tree sections not collected due to non-compliance with this ordinance shall be removed by the owner within 24 hours of notification at the owner’s expense.