Street & Sidewalk Maintenance

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The Town of Leesburg’s Street Maintenance Division is responsible for maintenance of the more than 251 lane miles of the Town street system and grounds maintenance for municipal properties. This includes but is not limited to:

In addition, the Street Maintenance Division also provides assistance to Parks and Recreation, the Police Department and other agencies as requested for Town of Leesburg special events.

Roadway Issues

The Town of Leesburg’s Street Division is responsible for the maintenance of roads within the town’s street system. Please contact the Street Division to report debris, dead animals, brush, leaves, trash, obstructions, or hazards to traffic flow in roadways. You may also contact the Street Division to report potholes or other roadway hazards/issues by calling 703-737-7073 or e-mailing For road issues located outside Town limits or on State-maintained roads, please contact the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). If you need to schedule a bulk pickup for large or over-sized items not collected on a regular trash day, please contact Public Works at 703-771-2790 or e-mail

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Mowing and Tall Grass Issues:

The Street Maintenance Division provides assistance to residents with concerns regarding tall or overgrown grass or weeds in median strips and on municipal properties. Please call the Street Maintenance Division at 703-737-7073 to report issues or concerns related to grass and weeds. You may also e-mail to send complaints or concerns to the division.

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Sidewalk RepairMajor Paving Projects & Sidewalks

With the growth of new subdivisions and commercial centers, the Town undertakes a number of large-scale projects each year. The paving schedule will be posted as dates become available. Please check back for details on the schedule and updates/changes as they become available. For more information on current and pending projects, please contact the Street Maintenance Division at 703-737-7073. In addition, they are responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the brick and concrete sidewalks throughout the Town. You may also e-mail to report hazardous conditions or areas in need of repair.


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  Dead Animal Pickup

The Street Maintenance Division responds to reports of dead animals in the public right-of-way. If an animal is found, please notify the Street Maintenance Division at 703-737-7073 or via e-mail at Please note, crews cannot enter private property (yards, garages, homes, etc.) to collect dead animals. They may only collect them from the public right-of-way.

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Street Signs, Streetlight Maintenance and Repair

The Street Maintenance Division is responsible for the repair and maintenance of roadway signs for Town-maintained Roads. You may submit a service or repair request for damaged or missing street signs by e-mail Please note that the Street Maintenance Division cannot perform services or repairs on utility company owned fixtures. The Town will forward these repair requests to the appropriate utility company for follow up action.

For streetlights that are out or malfunctioning, visit the Streetlights page for information on reporting outages. All other streetlight requests (e.g. new installations, upgrades) can be forwarded to the Department of Public Works and Capital Projects. You may contact them by phone at 703-771-2790 or via email at

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Nuisance Abatement

The Town of Leesburg’s Street Maintenance Division answers citizen calls regarding excessive weeds, tall grass, debris and other issues with Town and private properties. Citizens who have concerns about properties in Town may contact the Street Maintenance Division at 703-737-7073 or e-mail to report concerns. If you need to schedule a bulk trash pickup for large or over-sized items not collected with regular trash, please contact Public Works at 703-771-2790 or e-mail


If there is a streetlight out or not working properly in your neighborhood, determine which power company services your area. Please include the address or location of the pole and, if possible, the pole number. For Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) lights, please call 1-888-335-0500 to report the outage or issue. If you need assistance with a Dominion Virginia Power light, please contact Ms. Jennifer Eaton at the Town of Leesburg Street Division at 703-737-7073 or e-mail, and she will prepare a work order for the appropriate service area.

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Storm Sewer Maintenance and Repair:

The Street Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the storm sewer system in the Town of Leesburg. Part of the Town's MS4 Permit requires that storm drains, inlets, and outfalls be properly maintained so as to prevent stormwater pollution to the maximum extent practical. Residents and communities benefit from the proper maintenance of such facilities with cleaner waterways and reduced backups in the system which can lead to localized flooding. Street Maintenance Division staff assist with the inspections of facilities and ensure that regular maintenance and cleaning is performed to assure proper function of the system.

Residents are reminded to not sweep things into the storm sewer system, as this is a violation of Chapter 14 of the Town Code, which regulates stormwater in the Town of Leesburg. Do not sweep or direct anything except stormwater into the storm sewer system! This includes (but is not limited to) trash, leaves, grass clippings, motor oil, automotive fluids, fertilizer, pesticides, and pet waste.

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Street SweepingStreet Sweeper

Street Sweeping provides two primary benefits to the Town. The more obvious benefit is the collection and removal of paper, leaves, and other visible debris that collect in the gutters. This debris can block storm water facilities, causing localized flooding during heavy rains. An equally important, but less visible benefit is the removal of metal particles and other hazardous waste products left by passing vehicles. Although they are virtually invisible, these particles can be extremely harmful to fish and other wildlife if they reach our creeks, streams, ponds and lakes. Street sweeping is an effective method of removing both the large and microscopic pollutants that collect on Town streets. This sweeping also serves as one of our Best Management Practices (BMP) to control and improve water quality. Motorized sweeping removes an average of 1,000 cubic yards of debris from the Town's 251 lane miles of paved roadways before it goes into the storm drains.

For more information regarding this best management practices, please visit our Water Quality Management and Stormwater Management page or contact the Town of Leesburg Department of Public Works at 703-771-2790.

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For additional information or questions regarding the above services, please contact the Street Maintenance Division at 703-737-7073. You may send questions or concerns via e-mail to

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