Free lawn and leaf bags are available to Delaware city residents at the Public Works Department, 241 Cherry St.

Free lawn and leaf bags are available to Delaware city residents at the Public Works Department, 241 Cherry St.

Bags can be picked up at the department's main office building from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturdays at the recycling center building from 8 a.m. until noon. The recycling center is south of the public works offices.

Residents must provide proof of residency (city utility bills or a driver's license). They will be limited to a total of 20 bags per day (one visit per day).

Lawn and leaf bags are for leaf and other vegetation disposal only. Plastic, metal, treated woods and rocks are not acceptable.

Please do not rake leaves into the street. Residents are asked to help keep gutters and catch basins free of leaves and debris, so that the storm water system can function properly.