Removal of dead animals in main public locations.


Step 1:  Customers inform the Department in regards to dead animals in public locations.

Step 2:  A collection vehicle is dispatched to the location within three hours of the report.

Step 3:  Once the dead animal is collected it is transported to the incinerator.  If the animal is too large to transport to the incinerator, other provisions will be made for disposal.

Method of Applying

Telephone/Email the Department

Turn Around Time

Four Hours

Additional Notes

Dead animal removal is done from 5 am to 1 pm (Mondays to Fridays). The Public is asked to contact the Department immediately once a dead animal is discovered, to avoid further decay or an offensive scent to the area.

Department Contact Information

Department of Waste Management

P.O. Box 3477
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (
British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Main Office
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Daily 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Email Address:

Main Office
Telephone:1(284) 468-4934
Fax:1(284) 468-4070

Telephone:1(284) 468-4069