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Drop Off Center
The Drop-off Center is located at 11100 W. Walnut Road. Enter Walnut Road off of N. 116th Street. Do not use the entrance from Mayfair Road.

Hours of Operation
  • Tuesdays 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Summer Hours of Operation
  • April 1 to August 31
  • Tuesdays 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

How To Purchase A Permit
Permits can be purchased at the following locations: 
City of Wauwatosa
Treasurer's Office
7725 W. North Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI  53213
Monday-Friday- 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Credit, Cash, and Checks are accepted. (Discover, Visa, Mastercard)
Department of Public Works
Attendant Station (Entrance to drop off center)         
11100 W. Walnut Rd.
Wauwatosa, WI  53226
Tuesday- 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturdays- 7:30- 4:00 p.m.

Credit, Cash, and Checks are accepted at the Drop off Yard office. (Discover, Visa, MasterCard)
Drop off Center Permits
Single Use Permit: $5
  • A standard passenger vehicle
  • If you have a trailer attached to your vehicle the fee is $5 for each axle on the trailer. For example: 
    • A loaded pickup and a one axle trailer would require two permits, a $10 fee
    • A loaded pickup and two axle trailer would require three permits, a $15 fee   

Annual Yard Waste Only Permit $20
If you purchase this permit, it is good for one year, and allows you to dispose of: 
  • Branches under 6 inches in diameter 
  • Leaves
  • Soft plant material 
You cannot use this permit to dispose of:
  • Branches over six inches in diameter
  • Garbage
  • Recycling

Drop Off Items
 Drop Off items included with $5 permit
residential clean fill in small amounts (less than a cubic yard), bricks, dirt, sod, concrete, sand, and stone. 
residential garbage, including bulky furniture and carpeting
recyclable items excluding appliances and tires (see fee structure)
residential yard waste including brush, branches, leaves, and logs

 Fee Based Drop Off items in Addition to Permit
 Appliances $25 Each 
 Televisions: Any size flat screen or tube TV, other than listed below
                   Projection TV's or wood cabinet TV's (any size), broken tube TV's
 Automobile tires



 Tires over 16 inches in diameter
 $10 Each

Rules & Regulations
  • This permit is for household use only, not commercial
  • This permit is only valid for the resident whose driver's license matches the address on the permit
  • Material dependent fees as described above also apply
  • One annual yard waste permit covers one household                
  • A valid Wisconsin drivers license with a current Wauwatosa address is required to enter the Drop Off Center or purchase any permit
  • No refunds will be given for unused permits
  • We are not responsible for lost permits

For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works Operations Division at
(414) 471-8422. | Email

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