Clean Fill Dirt Program
Commercial quantities of clean fill material that meet the Clean Fill Dirt Program Terms and Conditions may be accepted Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., excluding City observed holidays, at the Miramar Landfill for use as daily cover and resurfacing of the tipping decks. Clean fill material will only be accepted in dump trucks, dump trucks with pups, and transfer trailers for safety reasons.
Per Council Resolution R-307833, approved by San Diego City Council on November 19, 2012, an administrative fee of $20.00 per load will be assessed on each load of clean fill dirt delivered to the Miramar Landfill.
NOTE: Effective October 1, 2014, the administrative fee assessed on loads of clean fill dirt will increase from the current $20.00 per load to $30.00 per load. This administrative fee increase will ONLY apply to truck and trailer loads of clean fill dirt delivered to the Miramar Landfill. The administrative fee for trucks without trailers will remain unchanged at $20.00 per load.
All loads of clean fill dirt delivered to the Miramar Landfill will be required to cross the landfill scales and pay the $20.00 per load fee using check, cash or deferred payment. Vehicles that are not in compliance with this requirement are subject to rejection and a ban on the use of the Clean Fill Dirt Program.
The acceptance of clean fill material must be approved in writing by the Landfill staff prior to acceptance. In order to participate in the Clean Fill Dirt Program, you must complete and submit the Miramar Landfill Clean Fill Dirt Program Application form for each project generating soil that will be transported to the Miramar Landfill for reuse. Applications must be submitted individually and projects generating soil from more than one location must include a map of all the locations where soil will be generated.
Drivers delivering clean fill dirt will be required to accurately identify the approved project location where soil is generated. Drivers may identify the site verbally or provide a copy of the approved Miramar Landfill Clean Fill Dirt Program Application. A copy of the approved Miramar Landfill Clean Fill Dirt Program Application is not required.
Recorded information about the Clean Fill Dirt Program, and whether clean fill material is currently being accepted, is available by calling 858-492-6167. Additional information will be included on the recorded message if clean fill dirt is not being accepted due to inclement weather or landfill conditions.
All loads are subject to inspection and testing upon arrival at the Landfill and must conform to the Miramar Landfill Clean Fill Dirt Program Terms and Conditions.