Report illegal dumping

TO REPORT Illegal Dumping as it Occurs (All information below courtesy of Contra Costa County)

If you witness illegal dumping as it is occurs, make sure to dial 9-1-1 immediately and report all relevant details (date/time, location, description of vehicle and driver, etc.) so that law enforcement can investigate.  

  • Potentially Hazardous Material Spill or Dumping

To report potentially hazardous materials which have been dumped or spilled, contact the County Health Services Department – Hazardous Materials Division at 925-646-2286 (during business hours) or 925-646-1112 (24-hour hotline for emergencies only).

  • Debris on Public Roads

To report debris that has been dumped on a public road, it is important to first identify whether the section of road is within a city or in the unincorporated area of the County.

If the debris is located on a public road within a city, contact that city (links to the city websites are included at the bottom of this page).

If the debris is located on a public road within the unincorporated area, contact the County Public Works Department – Road Maintenance Division at 925-313-7000.

  • Debris in Creeks

To report debris that has been dumped into a creek call the Contra Costa Clean Water Program  hotline at 1-800-No-Dumping.  Contra Costa County, nineteen of its incorporated cities and the Contra Costa Flood Control & Water Conservation District joined together to form the Contra Costa Clean Water program (CCCWP). The CCCWP strives to eliminate stormwater pollution through public education, inspection and enforcement activities and industrial outreach.

  • Debris on Private Property or Vacant Lot

If the debris is located on property within a city, contact that city (links to the city websites are included at the bottom of this page).

If the debris is located on private property within the unincorporated area, contact the County Building Inspection Division – Code Enforcement at 925-674-7210 or the County Health Services Department – Environmental Health Division at 925-692-2500.

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