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County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Environmental Health
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
(888) 700-9995


Program Description

We service the solid waste management needs of the people of Los Angeles County and protect public health by ensuring that all residential, commercial, and industrial solid wastes are stored, collected, transported, transferred/processed, and disposed of in a safe, sanitary, and environmentally acceptable manner. 

  • Issue Solid Waste Facility Permits to all solid waste facilities, including disposal sites, transfer or processing stations, composting facilities, and transformation facilities
  • Require that all new solid waste facilities follow mandated permitting procedures

  • Review and, if necessary, revise or modify all existing Solid Waste Facility Permits every five years

  • Inspect each solid waste facility within its jurisdiction on a regular basis to ensure compliance with applicable regulations

  • Continue our effort to identify and investigate all closed, inactive, illegal, and abandoned landfills throughout the jurisdiction, and assign to each site a rating based on the potential impact to human health or the environment

  • Administer a Waste Tire Enforcement Grant that inspects over 2500 tire facilities in the county, inspect waste tire haulers and processors, ensure the proper disposal of waste tires at permitted facilities, and secure funding for the removal of illegally disposed waste tires

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Permit or License by credit card

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A 2.25% convenience fee per transaction will apply. Please have your Account ID and your Facility ID numbers from your billing statement ready. Payment will only be accepted online for the total amount owed on an account. Terms and
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Areas of Interest
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arrowCertified Food Handler & Manager:
arrowCommunity Events

arrowCottage Food Operation

arrowDrinking Water Report

arrowFood Facility (Restaurant/Market) Ratings

arrowFood Facility Closures

arrowFood Recalls  

All Recalls for 2015:

arrowGuidelines for Safe Food Donation

arrowInspect Your Home Kitchen

arrowMobile Food Facility Route Sheet

arrowMotion Picture Catering Operation Permit
arrowPet Dogs in Outdoor Dining Areas

arrowPlan Check Guides:
arrowSwimming Pool Inspection Details

arrowSwimming Pool Closure List

arrowWhat to Expect as a Food Operator
Director of Environmental Health
Angelo J. Bellomo
Director's Biography
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