The City of Elmira Animal Control Department provides a range of services for Chemung County
including investigation, rescue, and shelter of abused animals. They are also an excellent resource for
questions regarding animal control and additional contacts. Phone: (607) 737-5767.
Animal Control Officers (ACOs) are dispatched through the
Chemung County Communications Center at (607)735-8600.
In case of an emergency call 911.
The only holidays for refuse pick up are Memorial Day and Labor Day, 4th of July, Christmas, and New Years.
If they fall on a Monday, refuse will be picked up the following Tuesday.
Also see Recycle.
Additional information about the Village of Van Etten may be found at
and at Chemung County
Spencer - Van Etten Community Foundation