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Residential seasonal street sweeping begins Friday, April 1, and Denver Public Works needs your help to keep the Mile High City clean!


Denver Public Works Street Maintenance crews sweep residential streets from April through November and encourage you to SHOW YOUR PRIDE AND MOVE YOUR RIDE on your sweeping day!

Residents are advised to pay attention to the red and white signs posted on their block for street sweeping parking restrictions, so Denver Public Works can provide the best street sweeping service possible. Residential streets in Denver are only swept once per month where posted (not every block has restrictions), so please be sure to move your vehicle according to the signs on your block to avoid a $50.00 parking citation.

Remember to always follow the sweeping time restrictions on your block and refrain from parking during the restricted times posted, even if it appears a sweeper has already cleaned the street, as sweepers may need to return to the area for additional sweeping. 

Want a reminder about your street sweeping day?

Residents can now sign up for street sweeping reminders through pocketgov — the City’s mobile web application, which provides user-friendly access to city services via mobile device or a home computer. After creating a simple user profile, residents can receive both email and text notifications.

Request "No Parking” sticker reminders for your calendar by emailing or by calling 311. Please include your name and address with your sticker request.

Street sweeping plays a critical role in keeping Denver’s streets, air and water clean. Denver Public Works’ Street Sweeping Program removes dirt, leaves and debris from city streets, which reduces air and water pollution and supports a clean environment. Last year, Denver street sweeping crews swept 113,019 lane miles of Denver streets and collected 50,924 cubic yards of dirt and debris. 


Tips for street sweeping days

  • Remove items from the curb on sweeping days
  • Trim back branches near the street to prevent trees and equipment from damage
  • Bicyclists: ride carefully and be aware of sweeping activity near bike lanes
  • Drivers: give street sweepers plenty of room and only pass when safe to do so
Report a Problem

Report issues online, or via mobile app 24/7, to let us know about ice, debris, potholes or other street and sidewalk problems.

Or Contact 311 By Phone

Within Denver dial: 3-1-1
Outside Denver: 720-913-1311