Comprehensive Community Cleanup Program

(301) 883-5822

The Department of the Environment (DoE) Comprehensive Cleanup Program is designed to revitalize, enhance, and maintain unincorporated areas of the County. During the spring and fall seasons, County staff work with organized civic and homeowners associations to provide a concentrated focus of cleanup and maintenance services to the community over a two-week period.

If your community is scheduled for a cleanup, you will receive a brochure from your civic or homeowners association or there will be information in your local newsletter.

The fall 2014 schedule is as follows:

Community Names Dates of Cleanups
Tantallon South 09/15/14 - 09/26/14
Birchwood City 09/22/14 - 10/03/14
Largo Phase 1 09/29/14 - 10/10/14
Largo Phase 2 10/07/14 - 10/17/14
Largo Phase 3 10/14/14 - 10/24/14*

* = holiday schedule

The services that will be performed by DoE, Department of Permitting, Inspections and   Enforcement (DPIE) and the Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) during your two-week scheduled cleanup are as follows:

Services Schedule Performed by
Tagging of Abandoned Vehicles Monday, Week 1 DoE
Tagging of Abandoned Vehicles Removal of Abandoned Vehicles Anytime after 48 hours DoE
Bulky Trash Collection (includes large household items not normally collected by the regular trash contractor such as furniture, refrigerators, washing machines, hot water heaters, and other similar items) Tuesday, Week 2 DoE
Storm Drain Water Quality Testing Wednesday, Week 2 DoE
Housing Code/Zoning Ordinance Violation Survey Thursday, Week 2 DPIE
Roadside Litter Survey During the two-week period DPW&T
Tree Trimming Survey During the two-week period DPW&T
Storm Drainage Maintenance Survey During the two-week period DPW&T

More details about this program can be found at the following link: Fact Sheet

For more information on the Comprehensive Community Cleanup Program, contact your civic or homeowners association or call the Sustainable Services Division at (301) 883-7164. You may also email the Program Manager at

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