Beginning April 1, Atlanta residents will have to schedule their bulk pick up.
The city of Atlanta announced there will be a maximum of 12 scheduled pickups per year.
Residents face a $325 fine if their bulk pickup is not scheduled or exceeds the allotted number of scheduled pickups in a year.
Those who place their bulk items outside without scheduling them for pickup will be given a citation.
Bulk items include sofas, refrigerators, mattresses, dining room sets, bedroom suites and yard trimmings.
Residents must set their items out by 7 p.m. before the schedule pickups.
Bulk pickups can be schedule at ATL311.com, by using the ATL311 app or dialing 311.
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