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.
County Franchise Application Process
Applicant must submit a completed Franchise Application with all required attachments to: email@example.com.
Applications must be submitted by April 16, 2021 to ensure the County Franchise Agreement is executed by July 1, 2021 when current SWA Franchises expire.
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.
Complete the Annual Diversion Plan.
Submit the required Vehicle Inventory Form. Vehicles will be inspected by the County Environmental Management Department (EMD) by mid-June. Submissions in any other format will be rejected. Once County staff deems the application complete, EMD will contact haulers to schedule vehicle inspections.
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.*
*The County will waive the $1,000 application fee, the Sheriff Clearance/Live Scan requirements, and financial review for all franchisees that held an active Sacramento Regional Solid Waste Authority (SWA) Franchise through June 30, 2021.
On March 18th at 9 a.m. the City and County of Sacramento hosted a joint webinar on the new 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