Vegetation Control, Landfill & Litter Pick-Up

Responsibilities & Services


The Vegetation Control, Landfill, and Litter Pick-Up Section is responsible for issues concerning environmental and vegetation management control within the unincorporated areas of Shelby County.
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Major duties include:
  • Controlling vegetation through use of herbicide spraying methods
  • Maintaining landfills for Shelby County unincorporated areas
  • Removing trash from county-owned lots
  • Removing trash from county roadways
  • Using tree trimming techniques to remove obstructions from county rights of way

Projected 2010-11 Projects


  • Increase efficiency in clearing vegetation on or around construction sites
  • Increase productivity for the right of way maintenance program

Related Contacts

  • Dead Animal Removal (Memphis): (901) 272-2408
  • Dead Animal Removal (Shelby County): (901) 222-7705
  • Illegal Dumping: (901) 222-7705