California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Closure/Postclosure of Disposal Sites

Statutes and Regulations

This page includes links to statute and regulation governing closure and postclosure activities for solid waste facilities in California:

Public Resources Code
Division 30—Waste Management
Part 4—Solid Waste Facilities

Chapter 2. Solid Waste Handling and Disposal.

  • Article 3
    Closure Plans
    Sections 43500-43510

  • Article 4
    Financial Ability
    Sections 43600-43610.1

Title 27 California Code of Regulations
Division 2—Solid Waste

Chapter 3. Criteria for All Waste Management Units, Facilities, and Disposal Sites.
Subchapter 5. Closure and Postclosure Maintenance.

  • Article 1
    General Standards For All Waste Management Units
    Section 20950-20960
  • Article 2
    Closure and Post-Closure Maintenance Standards for Disposal Sites and Landfills
    Sections 21090-21200
  • Article 3
    State Water Resources Control Board Closure Standards for Units Other Than Landfills
    Sections 21400-21420
  • Article 4 
    Standards for Composting Facilities [Reserved]
    Section: 21430

Chapter 4. Documentation and Reporting for Regulatory Tiers, Permits, WDRs, and Plans.
Subchapter 4. Development of Closure/Post-Closure Maintenance Plans.

Last updated: May 12, 2005
Closure and Technical Services, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/SWFacilities/TechServices/
Mike Wochnick: Michael.Wochnick@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 341-6318