If You Need Help With Damage or Removing Debris

  • YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PAY FOR STORM DEBRIS REMOVAL. Our community is eligible for FEMA funds and the City/Warren County will have a contractor to remove all of it, but the debris must be handled in a specific way. Your insurance may or may not cover debris removal.
    • Call the Debris Hotline 270-296-1383 if you have debris sorted and ready for pick up
    • Call your magistrate or 270-393-4116 if you have unreported storm damage Use the address search to find your Magistrate–be sure to scroll down the page to find their name–then click the link over their name to find their contact information.
    • BG Tornado Relief Form

All debris should be placed on curbside and separated into piles of:

  • Appliances & White Goods (Air Conditioners, Dishwashers, Freezers, Refrigerators, Stoves, Washers, Dryers, and Water Heaters)
  • Vegetative Debris (Leaves not in bags, Logs, Plants, Tree Branches)
  • Construction & Demolition Debris (Building materials, Carpet, Drywall, Furniture, Lumber, Mattresses, Plumbing)
  • Normal Household Trash should be bagged and trashed following normal garbage removal protocols. Bagged trash cannot be picked up with disaster debris.
  • FEMA is currently on the ground assessing damage, they will have badges that look like this
  • *Note before removing debris from water*

Feb. 7 deadline set for debris placement

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Owners of storm-affected property within the Bowling Green city limits who need debris removal have until Feb. 7 to place that debris on the right of way.

If you would like to help a property owner move debris into a right of way or if you need help moving your debris into a right of way, call 270-799-8048.
If your debris is already in the right of way and needs to be picked up, call 270-296-1383 to ensure your address is on the city’s pick up list.

Warren County residents who live outside of the city limits may have a different collection deadline and should contact Warren County Public Works for that information.