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New residents should call 864-487-8545 to establish collection for garbage.
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The City of Gaffney does not offer the water, power and sewer services. These services are provided by the Gaffney Board of Public Works, located at:
210 E Frederick StreetGaffney, SC 29340Phone: 864-488-8800.
The majority of streets in the City belong to the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT). All repairs for these streets are referred to the SCDOT. To determine if a street is maintained by the SCDOT, please notice the black number signs at intersections (usually on the stop signs) or the state logo on the street name sign. The following logo can be found on streets signs for streets that are maintained by the SCDOT:
SCDOT-maintained roads are numbered "S-11-###". This number will help expedite your reporting. Please note that highways are also maintained by the SCDOT. Another resource for determining if a street is maintained by the SCDOT is the SCDOT Street Finder which can be found at SCDOT GIS and Mapping. Please call the SCDOT at 864-489-2844 to request repairs to SCDOT streets.
The City of Gaffney, Streets Division performs repairs on all City-maintained streets. The following logo can be found on street signs for streets that are maintained by the City's Streets Division:
To request repairs to City-maintained streets, please fill out the Work Order Form (PDF) and follow the directions for submitting work order forms on the Public Works page. You may also call the City Streets Department at 864-487-8510 during normal business hours (7 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday) to request repairs.
To find out more about residential garbage collection, please go to the Cherokee County, Solid Waste Management website or call 864-487-8545.
Yard waste is typically collected once per week by the City of Gaffney Sanitation Division.
The City will pick up large household items such as furniture, mattresses, box springs, or discarded lawn equipment.
Appliances such as washer, dryer, refrigerators and microwaves will be collected by the City.
The City will pick up limbs no larger than 8 feet in length or 8 inches in diameter if generated by the homeowner. The City will not pick up contract work. Contract work consists of capital improvements to the property by contractors. The City will not pick up tree stumps.
Paint cans will be accepted for collection if the paint cans are empty or if they are dry with no fluid residue remaining. If you have wet paint remaining in the can, it can be dried up with kitty litter or oil dry. The dry paint container can be accepted for collection.
Cherokee County LandfillPhone: 864-487-2537
It is the responsibility of the contractor to remove all trash and garbage. Materials left by a contractor working for a homeowner cannot be collected.