The California Green Building Code requires that 65% of construction and demolition (C&D) debris be diverted from landfills on each covered project. Before a building permit can be issued, a Waste Management Plan must be approved that identifies both (1) a waste hauler and (2) a C&D sorting facility. Before a project can be finalized, a Waste Log documenting the 65% diversion requirement must be approved. Waste Logs should be submitted prior to calling for a final inspection.
Waste Management Plans and Waste Logs must be filed electronically to