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The Town offers Hazardous Waste Disposal days three times a year. May, July, and September are the usual months, being held at Scarborough Public Works (May), Saco Public Works (July), and Biddeford Public Works (September).

Old Orchard Beach residents are allowed to attend at all three locations. Check our web-site for specific dates and times. 

Yes, the Town provides a sand-salt mix to residents.  Each resident is allowed two (2) five (5) gallon pails per day.  There is no cost to residents.  The sand-salt mix is available across from DPW, located at 103 Smithwheel Road.

You can go to the Police Department’s website.  Learn more about DWP’s Winter Operations here.

You will need to complete a Street Opening Permit and submit it to the Public Works Department.

There will be a notice on the DPW homepage.  The postings usually appear in the Spring or as needed.

Please feel free to call our office during business hours at (207) 934-2250 or you can fill out a Service Request Form online. This form will be sent to DPW and we will fix it as soon as possible.

Open Wednesdays from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm; and Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Closed from 12:00 – 1:00 pm for lunch both days. Closed All Federal Holidays.

You should call BBI Waste Industries at (207) 934-2525. The Public Works Department does not collect trash/recycling.

The Public Works Department does not handle the towns water billing or any water related problems. You should call Maine Water at (207) 282-1543. You can also visit their website.

You should call the Public Works Department at (207) 934-2250 during office hours and the Police Department after hours at (207) 934-4911.  We will go on-site immediately to assist you.

The Town is not responsible for maintaining private property, such as removing downed tree limbs or brush.  This is the responsibility of the homeowner.  The Town is responsible to maintain public roads, infrastructure, and public rights of way.  Residents are allowed to dump limbs no larger than 6” in diameter and up to 4’ long, brush and leaves at the Transfer Station off Dirigo Drive Extension.  The hours of operation are Saturday and Wednesday 7:30 am – 2:30 pm – closed from noon – 1:00 pm.