The City of Lake Charles will observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 20, 2020. Lake Charles City Hall will be closed on this day, and there will not be any trash or garbage picked up on Monday, January 20.   

Changes in trash and garbage pickup are as follows: 

Trash and garbage normally picked up on Monday will be rescheduled for pickup on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. 

Trash and garbage normally picked up on Tuesday will be rescheduled for pickup on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. 

Thursday and Friday routes will remain on their regular schedules. 

All other services of the Department of Public Works, including all Recycling Operations (Nelson Ball Field/Alma Ln, Wood Waste Facility, and Roving Green Truck) will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 but will resume regular hours of operation on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

As a reminder containers and other items for removal shall be placed before the hour of 7 a.m. on collection day or on the evening proceeding collection day. Containers shall be removed no later than 7 pm on the day of collection.

The owner, occupant, tenant, etc., is responsible for collecting any spillage from the container.