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Public Works


Tommy Smith


City of Selma
Public Works Department
PO Box 450
Selma, AL 36702

Office: 4555 Water Avenue

Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


(334) 874-2170



Garbage Services:

Garbage is any refuse that is accumulated within the household:

  • Food 

  • Paper and plastic items 

  • Diapers 

Establishing New Service:

Contact Tax & License office at: (334) 874-2122

  • $24 fee 

  • $12 monthly 

  • $50 for each additional cart 

Backdoor Service:

For information about backdoor services contact the Tax & License Office at: (334) 874-2112

  • Available to the Physically Disabled 

  • Cart is placed at street by environmental technician and placed back in residentís yard once cart has been emptied 

Trash Trailer Rentals:

  • $75 per load 

  • Payment is required prior to the delivery of the dumpster 

  • Contract must be signed prior to the delivery of the dumpster 

  • Payment accepted in the form of cash, personal check or cashierís check 

  • Checks should be made payable to the City of Selma 

  • Trailer will be delivered on Friday and picked up on Monday of the following week

Dumpster Services:

To establish service contact Tax & License at City Hall at (334) 874-2112

  • $160 per month 

  • Dumpsters are emptied three times a week (additional emptying is available upon request) 

Trash Pickup:

Please call (334) 874-2170 with questions about the pick up dates of trash or designated dumping areas. If there is garbage in the trash, the trash will not be picked up. 


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