Litter Disposal

Litter Pickup
The public works department has a full time crew that is only for litter pickup.  This is a joint venture with the Bedford County Sheriffs Department & public works for the inmates to perform this service. This crew works 5 days a week Monday thru Friday.

Burn Pit
220 Amos Smith Road

Shelbyville, Tennessee
Hours:  Monday thru Friday
7:00am to 3:15pm

Closed 12:00 to 12:30 for Lunch

  • Tree Limbs and brush are the only materials that can be burned
  • All materials have to go into the Burn Pit dumpster and will be charged a fee of $8.50 per cubic yard
  • The City has a special dumpster designated for treated & painted wood products.  This is for city residents only!
  • The City's burn pit operator reserves the right to verify residency within the city limits of Shelbyville at any time
  • All leaves must be bagged & disposed of at the city’s transfer station.  Leaves will not be accepted at the Burn Pit.
  • The city’s burn pit is regulated thru the states TDEC offices.
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