Illegal Dumping

Illegal Dumping is the dumping of any waste such as furniture, appliances, trash, vegetation, oil and other forms of litter in Illegal dumping of mattresses and debris on side of the roadany right-of-way, canal, lake, city property or private property, without the owner’s consent. Illegal dumping is a serious offense and can disrupt proper drainage and runoff; it can also attract disease-carrying creatures. If tolerated, it sends a message to violators that it is okay to dump garbage in your neighborhood.

How to Report

If you observe someone illegally dumping, please take down the following information:

  • Date, time and location of incident
  • Description of person(s) dumping
  • Description of vehicle and license plate number
  • What items / materials were being dumped

Reporting Agencies

Report the information immediately to these agencies.