Dead Animal Removal

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Please do not put dead animals in refuse collection containers. To request the removal of a dead animal from the public right-of-way (within City Limits, only), call the Animal Control Department at (618) 452-6233 from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is also the number to use for after hours messages and emergencies. You may also request removal online by clicking here.

For removal of dead animals from state or interstate highways, contact the Illinois Department of Transportation at (618) 346-3600. For areas outside the City, call either your local township office, the County Highway Department at (618) 692-0950 or the Madison County Sherriff’s Department at (618) 692-4433.

To read about Illinois State requirements concerning the disposal of dead animals, click here.