FAQ Topic: City Information

My neighborhood was the last area to receive service during the previous snow storm, can I expect to be first for the next snow storm?

Not necessarily. Many factors affect how soon a particular residential street receives service; including proximity to collector streets, topography, school locations and traffic volume. The City does not track rotation of district plowing from storm to storm. We invite all residents interested in viewing snow route maps and discussing 
snow removal procedures to call us: … Continued

I live on a cul-de-sac and the circle isn’t plowed to help me access my driveway. Why can’t the City do a better job?

Cul-de-sacs are especially difficult for snow removal operations. 
In a light snow, a circle may not receive treatment unless there is an incline. During plowing operations where all streets are plowed, drivers must push snow into available open spaces (i.e. around fire hydrants, between mailboxes, driveways and storm sewer inlets).  Many times, cul-de-sacs have parked … Continued

Can I set out other yard debris with my leaves?

No. Yard Debris other than leaves will clog our equipment. Examples of unacceptable yard debris include: grass clippings, mulch, landscape bark, mud, sticks, limbs or stones. For more information on yard debris disposal, please visit our yard debris page.

Where should I place the leaves I collect?

Collected leaves should NOT be placed in the street. We ask residents to place leaves between the curb and sidewalk. If your neighborhood does not have sidewalks, we ask that leaves be placed as close to the edge of the roadway as possible, taking particular care not to impede traffic or block storm drainage. Please … Continued

How do I opt-out from CodeRed?

In addition to our City of Kettering, Ohio – Government Facebook page and @Kettering_OH Twitter posts, the City of Kettering uses a system called Code Red to notify our residents and those who work in Kettering of emergency incidents and critical community alerts. You may opt-out of receiving all future official City of Kettering public … Continued

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