Curb Side Chipping

The City of Schertz provides a Curb Side Chip service during the year for Schertz Residents. Chipping service will be performed on Fridays during normal business hours. 

To schedule an appointment, you can sign up online or call 210-619-1800. Appointments will be scheduled according to availability. This is a residential service only.


A fee of $40 per half hour will be assessed for pickup and chipping. This charge will appear on the customer’s water bill.


In the event of any unforeseen delays, including weather, chip jobs not done Friday will be completed the following Monday.


All brush and tree limbs must be at the front of the curb of the billing address and stacked neatly for easy access (parked vehicles cleared of brush pile). Absolutely no tree stumps should be placed on top of limbs. All brush must be curbside by 7:30 a.m. on date of scheduled service.

Stumps must be cut 18 inches in length and less than 12 inches in width (or split in half) in order to be picked up, and placed in a separate pile on the curb. Stumps will not be chipped, but must be accessible and able to be lifted by a single person in order to be removed from your location. These guidelines must be followed or stumps will not be removed.

Brush should not be stacked more than five feet in height and limbs should not be longer than seven feet in length.

Not Allowed

  • Cactus limbs of any kind
  • Household trash, etc
  • Lumber
  • Palm tree limbs

This is a brush removal service only! No exceptions!

Other Rules

City employees will not go onto private property to drag brush and / or tree limbs to the curb, nor enter alleys, easements or undeveloped lots to chip brush. No exceptions!

Any work performed by hiring of a contractor from the resident will be the responsibility of resident to have contractor remove all limbs and debris. No exceptions!

Chips will not be shoveled out of truck or shot into resident yard with chipper.