Construction & Demolition (C&D) Recycling
On July 1, 2008, the Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris Deposit Ordinance (PDF) took effect. The ordinance requires that the majority of construction, demolition and remodeling projects requiring building, combination and demolition permits pay a refundable C&D Debris Recycling Deposit and divert at least 50% of their debris by recycling, reusing or donating usable materials. The ordinance is designed to keep C&D materials out of local landfills and ensure they get recycled.
Are you managing debris from a construction or demolition (C&D) project?
Did you pay a construction and demolition debris recycling deposit?
Get more information on:
- New recycling markets to improve your bottom line
- Helpful tips and resources to save time and money
- Updated requirements to ensure a speedy deposit refund
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for the City's new C&D recycling email list for periodic notifications.
How to Comply with the Ordinance
- Application Process - Before the Project Starts
- During the Project
- At the End of the Project
- How to Recycle C&D Debris on Site
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Benefits of C&D Recycling
Publications & Resources
- Waste Management Form for Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris (PDF)
- Information Bulletin 119 - Requirements for Recycling of C&D Debris (PDF)
- C&D Debris Conversion Rate Table (XLS)
- C&D Certified Recycling Facilities Directory (PDF)
- C&D Certified Roofing Material Recycling Facility Directory (PDF)
- Certified Mixed C&D Processing Facilities Historical Diversion Rates (PDF)
- Rules and Regulations for Certifying Mixed C&D Processing Facilities (PDF)
- Rules and Regulations for Certifying Source Separated Recycling Facilities (PDF)
- Is your project subject to CEQA? If so, please review these CEQA guidelines (PDF) and the CEQA Information Bulletin (PDF).