Local Enforcement Agency (LEA)
The Department has been certified by Cal/EPA - California Integrated Waste Management Board as the Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) for enforcement of solid waste disposal activities in Calaveras County. The program implements the provisions of the Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989. Program authority is cited under the Public Resources Code and the California Code of Regulations. The scope of the program includes, but is not limited to, the following:
- Permitting and Inspection of active solid waste sites, including one landfill and seven transfer stations.
- Investigation and remediation of solid waste complaint sites (illegal disposal sites).
- Monitoring of Closed, Illegal, and Abandoned solid waste sites.
- Oversight of proper storage, collection, and disposal of residential, commercial and industrial solid waste.
The goal of the program is to prevent the spread of communicable diseases, water pollution, propagation of vectors, nuisance problems, and safety hazards.
Local Enforcement Agency Program Links:
California Code of Regulations - see Title 14, Section 17601 et seq. and
Title 27, Section 20005 et seq.
(click on California Code of Regulations, click on “Go to a Specific Section under Query
templates, enter Title, enter Section, enter Search)
Calaveras County Code Title 8.12 read more ...
Calaveras County Solid Waste Ordinance
Calaveras County Public Works read more ...
Solid Waste Division
Cal Recycle read more ...
California Integrated Waste Management Board