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City Dump Yard
The City Yard is available to all residents of the city for disposal of nonhazardous materials in accordance with city ordinances.

Dump Permits
Each resident is required to obtain a dump permit. Permits are available at the City  Yard. Permits fee of $15 is payable by cash or check.  The Dump Permits are valid January 1 through December 31 each year.,  You must live within the city limits to obtain a permit. Identification will be required to prove residency (current driver’s license). Dump permits must be shown each time you use the city yard. It is against city ordinance to let anyone use your permit, or for you to use your permit to haul trash for someone else.

Restrictions & Rules
  • There is an additional charge for disposal of cement and brick.
  • No dump trucks of any kind will be allowed in the yard.
  • Trailers can be no larger than single axle.
  • You will be required to dump where the yardman instructs.
  • Please follow signs in the yard.
  • Residents must be able to dump their vehicle into roll-off dumpsters.
  • A pay loader may be available, but there are no guarantees.
  • All brush will also be loaded into dumpsters 

Failure to abide by dumping rules will result in loss of dumping privilege. 

Construction Materials
No resident is allowed to dump construction materials. If debris is from a contracted job, it must be taken to a landfill for disposal, at the homeowners expense. Homeowners remodeling their homes are considered contractors.

Anyone who brings in trash from outside the city, for someone from outside the city, or from a contracted job is subject to possible prosecution and fines of up to $2,500.

The city does not collect tires from residents. Tires must be brought in for drop-off at the city yard. The Lake County Solid Waste District provides a dumpster in our yard for the disposal of tires.


Starting January 1, 2011, the City of Hobart, in response to new provisions in Indiana Code 13-20.5-10-1, will no longer collect electronic devices in regular household trash.

Electronic devices will still be accepted for free drop-off at the City Dump Yard. Electronics can be brought to 1840 East State Road 130, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.

If City crews are dispatched to collect electronics there will be a $10.00 special pick-up charge per item collected. 

Use the yard at your own risk. We are not responsible for damage to vehicles or persons while using the city yard.

City Dump Yard
340 S. Shelby St.
Hobart, IN 46342

Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

8 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
City of Hobart
414 Main St.
Hobart, IN 46342
Ph: 219-942-CITY