Spring Open Burn Cancelled

Spring Open Burn Cancelled


Landfill open for residents to deposit leaves and branches

In accordance with the Center for Disease Control recommendation during the COVID-19 pandemic, spring open burning is cancelled. Burning leaves or yard waste is not permitted within the city limits.

Trees, branches, brush, leaves, and grass is accepted at the old city landfill on Donegan Street. Residents are responsible for transporting and unloading the debris.  No garbage or other materials are accepted at the facility.

Please note that only landscaping debris generated on properties in the City of Galena and transported by the owner of the property where the debris was generated is accepted at the landfill. State law prohibits contractors from depositing landscape debris or any other materials at the old landfill site.

The old landfill site is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon.

Please contact City Hall at 815.777.1050 with any questions.

The City of Galena
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Galena, Il 61036
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The City of Galena is located in the unglaciated area of Northwest Illinois. Our rolling hills, history, 19th century architecture and opportunities for year round outdoor recreation attract nearly a million visitors a year. Galena is a safe, healthy and vibrant place to raise a family, start a business or enjoy retirement. Click here for a short video about Galena’s unique lifestyle.
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