Commercial Solid Waste Haulers

Effective July 1, 2021, haulers who collect, transport, and dispose of commercial solid waste within the unincorporated County of Sacramento must have a current, valid County Franchise issued pursuant to Chapter 6.20 of the Sacramento County Code per Item 29 from the March 23, 2021 Board Meeting.

County Franchise Application Process  

Applicant must submit a completed Franchise Application ​with all required attachments to: commercialwaste@saccounty.net

Applicants must:  ​​ 

  1. Review the County Franchise Agreement. Upon submittal of a completed application and Board of Supervisors approval, the applicant will be required to sign the agreement and abide by the requirements.

  2. Complete the Annual ​Diversion Plan.  

  3. Submit the required Vehicle Inventory Form.  Vehicles will be inspected by the County Environmental Management Department (EMD).  Submissions in any other format will be rejected.  Once County staff deems the application complete, EMD will contact haulers to schedule vehicle inspections.    

  4. Submit the required proof of insurance. A valid and current Certificate of Insurance is required to name the County as the Certificate Holder, and as additional insured. 

         The Certificate Holder must read​:       

               County of Sacramento, Department of Waste Management and Recycling
              10863 Gold Center Drive
              Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 ​

         The Additional Insured language must read:

             The County, its officers, officials, employees, agents and volunteers are to be covered

             as Additional Insured. 

    5. Submit Letter of Credit or vehicle refundable cash deposit for financial review*

    6. Submit Sheriff Clearance Form to the Sacramento Sheriff's Department* 

    7. Submit the required application fee.

Application Webinar

On March 18th at 9 a.m. the City and County of Sacramento hosted a joint webinar on the​ application process for both jurisdictions. A link to the recording and the presentation are below.​

Recording Link (Link Passcode: .+XuI9zZ): Webinar Recording
Presentation: Webinar Presentation

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