About Solid Waste Inspection & Enforcement Program

The primary responsibility of the program is to protect the health and safety of the residents of Los Angeles County and the environment. Staff conduct inspections to verify if the solid waste facilities are operating in compliance with the permit conditions and state minimum standards by evaluating the amount and types of waste received, design and operation of the facilities, and control measures in place for dust, litter, vector, drainage, erosion, incidental hazardous waste, landfill gas, leachate, fire hazard, odor impact, cleaning and maintenance of the site and equipment, user/customer safety, etc.

The Solid Waste Inspection & Enforcement Program is certified by the State of California, Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to act as a Local Enforcement Agency (LEA). The program enforces California Code of Regulations Title 27 & 14, Public Resources Code, and Los Angeles County Code Title 8 & 20 at the following solid waste facilities:

List of solid waste sites can be found using SWIS Facility/Site Search by CalRecycle.

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