Hazardous Waste Regulation

Regulatory Highlights

Applies to: A generator of any amount of hazardous wastes

What you must do:

  1. Obtain a hazardous waste generator permit (renewed annually)
  2. Properly manage and dispose of generated hazardous wastes
  3. Undergo triennial inspections for hazardous waste management requirements

Primary Regulatory Agencies 

Local:

County of Sacramento Environmental Management Department
Hazardous Materials Division (HMD)
10590 Armstrong Ave. Mather, CA 95670
Phone: (916) 875-8550
http://www.emd.saccounty.net/

State:

California EPA’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
(916) 324-1807
http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/

Federal:

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Phone: (800) 424-9346
http://www.epa.gov