Ohio Solid Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste management law and rules: Ohio Revised Code Annotated (ORCA) 3734 and regulations at Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-27-01 to 3745-30-15, OAC 3745-37-01 to 3745-37-15, OAC 3745-400-01 to 3745-400-15, and OAC 3745-502-01 to 3745-502-05

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Solid waste: OAC 3745-27-01(S)(23)

Sanitary landfill: OAC 3745-27-01(S)(4)

Solid waste transfer facility: OAC 3745-27-01(S)(28)

Municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLF): OAC 3745-76-01(B)(21) and OAC 3745-31-01(RRR)

Solid waste disposal facilities:

Disposal methods: OAC 3745-27-05 and OAC 3745-19

Permits to install: OAC 3745-27-02 and OAC 3745-27-03

Solid waste disposal licensing: OAC 3745-37-01 to 3745-37-15

Financial assurance: OAC 3745-27-15 to 3745-27-18

Monthly fee and return: OAC 3745-502-01 to 3745-502-05

Records: OAC 3745-27-09, OAC 3745-27-19, OAC 3745-27-23, OAC 3745-27-52, OAC 3745-29-19, OAC 3745-30-14, and OAC 3745-560-04

Annual reports: OAC 3745-27-19, OAC 3745-27-23, OAC 3745-27-52, OAC 3745-27-84, OAC 3745-29-19, OAC 3745-30-14, and OAC 3745-560-04(B)

Scrap tires: OAC 3745-27-54 to 3745-27-79

Scrap tire definition: OAC 3745-27-01(S)(6)

Permitting and registration for scrap tire facilities: OAC 3745-27-01, OAC 3745-27-61, OAC 3745-27-63, and OAC 3745-27-65

Shipping papers for scrap tires: OAC 3745-27-57

Annual report: OAC 3745-27-65(J)(3)

Construction and demolition (C&D) debris facilities: OAC 3745-400-01 to 3745-400-25

Definition of C&D debris: OAC 3745-27-01(S)(23) and OAC 3745-400-01(F)

Licensing of C&D debris facilities: OAC 3745-37-02

Financial assurance: OAC 3745-400-13, OAC 3745-400-14, and OAC 3745-400-18

Regulatory Agency

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) Division of Materials and Waste Management


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