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Clean Fill Dirt Program

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Commercial quantities of clean fill material that meet the Clean Fill Dirt Program PDF icon Terms & Conditions may be accepted Monday - Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 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 self-dumping dump trucks, including Super 10’s, for safety reasons.  No trailers (truck and pups, and transfer trailers) will be accepted. 

Effective May 4, 2020, the maximum number of dump trucks allowed per day to transport clean fill dirt to the Miramar Landfill from each approved jobsite will TEMPORARILY increase from four (4) trucks to eight (8) trucks.  The increase in the number of allowed trucks per day could be immediately discontinued or adjusted at any time without advanced notice.

An administrative fee of $50 per load will be assessed for each truckload of clean fill dirt delivered to the Miramar Landfill.

The charge for truck and trailer loads of clean fill dirt delivered to the Miramar Landfill will be $75 per load if at some future time the Clean Fill Dirt Program accepts trucks and trailer loads of clean fill dirt.  The current policy for accepting only truckloads of clean fill dirt remains unchanged.

Customers may pay by check, credit card, 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 PDF icon Miramar Landfill Clean Fill Dirt Program Application 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.

Only one application or renewal may be submitted per day.  Additional applications or renewals must be spread out over a multi-day period.  Applications and renewals are limited to a maximum of 5,000 cubic yards of dirt.

Drivers delivering clean fill dirt will be required to accurately identify the approved project location where soil is generated by showing a copy of the valid, approved Miramar Landfill Clean Fill Dirt Program Application.

Drivers will also be required to deposit acceptable materials in locations at the direction of Landfill staff.

Loads of clean fill dirt will not be accepted during and up to three days after the conclusion of any rain event. Wet or muddy clean fill material will not be accepted.

All loads are subject to inspection and testing upon arrival at the Landfill and must conform to the Miramar Landfill Clean Fill Dirt Program PDF icon Terms & Conditions.