Trash, Debris, and Illegal Dumping

When piles of trash, debris, old household chemicals or paint, furniture, and other items are left on sidewalks, empty lots, and other places, it can be annoying to the whole neighborhood. This illegal dumping can also create many health and safety problems, such as rats and insects that can spread diseases to humans.

Follow the links below to learn about how to get rid of your household items and how to report illegal dumping in your community.

Report illegal dumping electronically or using "The Works" Los Angeles County application on your Apple device or Android device. Call LA County Department of Public Works at 626-458-5100.
For more information about recycling, trash, and waste visit the Clean LA Program

Property Maintenance

Read about property maintenance rules in unincorporated areas, for example, junk and salvage, home-based businesses, and inoperable vehicles. English | Español . Report zoning violations in unincorporated areas or ask questions by calling LA County Department of Regional Planning at 213-974-6453 or 213-974-6483.