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Dead Animals

As a citizen it is my responsibility to...

Animals in public right of way or stray animals will be picked up by the appropriate street or road maintenance department.  Dead animals are not picked up from private property except by solid waste providers.   City ordinance prohibits the burial of animal remains in residential areas.

It is the responsibility of the city to...

The Public Works Operations Division will pick up dead animals on city-maintained streets, sidewalks and alleys.  The State Highway Department removes dead animals from state-maintained highways.

If I am interested, who do I contact...

Operations Division, Public Works Dept., 2311 Lapsley Lane, (270) 393-3363

Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, District 3, Morgantown Rd., (270) 842-5717

Scott Waste Services, (270) 783-4016

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