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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 (including truck and pups, and transfer trailers) will be accepted. 

The maximum number of dump trucks allowed per day to transport clean fill dirt to the Miramar Landfill from each approved jobsite is eight (8) trucks.  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.

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.

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.