We’re here to help you find the street sweeping schedule for your street or city.

If you’re trying to avoid a parking ticket, or just want to be a good neighbor by moving your car off the street on cleaning day, we’re here to help you.

Getting a parking ticket is one of the most frustrating things to have to deal with.

Fortunately if you know when your street is being cleaned by the sweeper, you can make sure to move your car before getting a citation. Street sweeping schedules is here to help you find out when your street is swept.

Find Your City Below…

Most of the scheduling information you’ll find on this site is provided by your local municipalities or counties. Most of the schedules provided are for PUBLIC streets.

If you live in a PRIVATE community or on a private street, check with your homeowners association (HOA) for the schedule in your community.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can street sweepers clean when it’s raining?

Can street sweepers clean when it’s raining? Street sweepers often times don’t sweep when it’s raining.

But the reason why might surprise you.

Street sweepers usually clean the street with one of two mechanisms… either a broom or a vacuum.

Similar to how you can clean your house with a broom or a vacuum, a street sweeper works the same way… just at a MUCH larger scale.

The challenge when it it comes to rain for street sweepers is that vacuum machines will vacuum up a lot of the rain water while they’re sweeping.

This is totally fine for the sweeper, however, the street sweeper has limited capacity in its storage hopper.

If the sweeper vacuums up too much water, they driver will need to take the sweeper to dump at a designated area.

Because their dump areas may be a long way away from where the sweep is taking place, the sweeper would waste a lot of time driving back and forth.

Broom street sweepers have a different problem when it comes to the rain. Broom sweepers don’t pick up nearly as much water as a vacuum sweeper, however, the rain makes debris stick to the ground.

Broom sweepers are very effective at sweeping up trash and debris but it becomes much harder in the rain.
Similar to trying to sweep your patio when its raining.

You can likely sweep up the big materials but the small stuff is likely to stick to the ground.

So there’s why street sweepers typically don’t sweep in the rain. They’re able to do it but it’s just not as effective.

What’s the difference between street sweeping vs street cleaning

The most correct term is “street sweeping”.

Street sweepers either work by using a large broom to sweep up debris OR us a large suction head to vacuum debris off the street.

All the water that is used by the sweeper is for dust control only. Water is sprayed on the street, around the brooms or vacuum head, and internally in the sweeper to try and suppress dust.

The water the sweeper is spraying is NOT used for cleaning.

Does the street sweeping schedule affect the trash collection schedule?

Often times when the sweeping schedule changes, so does the trash collection schedule. Check out our sister site at https://trashschedules.com for updates.

Need to hire a street sweeping company?

Lastly, if you’re looking to hire a street sweeper you can find some reputable companies by visiting https://www.1800sweeper.com/ or https://www.powersweeping.org/

Or if you’re ready to hire a street sweeper in Orange County to sweep your community, check out https://www.pelotonsweeping.com/

If there’s anything else we can do to help you find the street sweeping schedule in your area, please drop us a note in the comments!

Street Sweeping Jobs

There are different types of street sweeping jobs. Sweeping parking lots at night, sweeping construction sites during the day, working for the city and doing municipal routes and lots more.

The best place to find a street sweeping job is sweepingjobs.com

You can also look on places like ziprecuiter.com or indeed.com or call around to the sweeping companies in your area.

We miss anything?

Did we miss anything? We do our best to keep this site up-to-date but if we missed something please let us know in the comments.

Or if you have any questions about street sweeping or street sweepers post them in the comments.


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