California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Permit Toolbox

Quick Menus

The resources of the Permit Toolbox are organized by permit tiers, facility types, permit tasks and tools, and application elements. These five drop-down menus allow quick access to available permit information.

Permit Tiers

Depending on the relative environmental impacts, a facility can qualify for one of five regulatory permit tiers. Use one of these electronic fact sheets to find information and resources on the type of permit you are processing.

Facility Type

CalRecycle regulates many types of facilities and operations that handle, process, dispose, or otherwise manage solid waste. Solid waste facilities require a permit to operate. Operations do not require a permit but may still be under the jurisdiction of CalRecycle. See the full list of facilities and operations.

Application and Permit Packages

Each permit and application submittal requires additional information, documents, and findings to be attached. Choose an element from this "laundry list" for more information on each part of the application. Also see the the full permit "laundry list".

Permit Tasks

Choose from this list of the most common permit-related tasks for more information on each step of the permit process. Also see the permit task/tier chart to compare the steps required for each type of permit.

Permit Tools

Find job aids to help you navigate the permit process. More tools are available at LEA Central tools and services.

Last updated: January 7, 2016
Permit Toolbox, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/SWFacilities/Permitting/
Kevin Taylor: Kevin.Taylor@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 341-6582