Non-hazardous Waste Rules and Laws

This page provides information about and access to current and pending rules regarding Ohio’s non-hazardous waste programs. This includes solid waste, infectious waste and construction and demolition debris program rules. There are also rules applicable to specific activities of solid waste management districts and local health departments.

The tabs below provide information and the status of specific rule development activities and opportunities for public input, as well as the status of draft, proposed and effective rules. Links to general information that may be helpful to individuals interested in rules or the rule-making process can be found under the 'Additional Information' tab. These sites include the Register of Ohio, which contains all state agency rule proposal packages and the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR), which is the legislative committee responsible reviewing and processing all state agency rules.

Questions? Email Michelle Mountjoy or call (614) 728-5372.


July 27, 2016: DMWM Releases Draft RD&D Rules

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has released a draft of the research, design, and demonstration (RD&D) rules for interested party comment and review. Comments on the interested party draft will be accepted through August 29, 2016. Please see the 'Interested Party' tab for more information. 

July 25, 2016: DMWM Proposes Beneficial Use Rules

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has proposed the beneficial use rules in OAC Chapter 3745-599 to the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR). Please see the Proposed Rules tab to view the rules and the public notice

July 13, 2016: DMWM Final Files C&DD Rules

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has final filed five construction and demolition debris (C&DD) rules. The effective date will be January 1, 2017. Please see the public notice for more information.

May 4, 2016: DMWM Proposes Transfer Facility Rules

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has proposed the rescission of the four transfer facility rules in OAC 3745-27 and the promulgation of new transfer facility rules in OAC 3745-555 to the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR). Please see the Proposed Rules tab to view the rules and public notice


June 12, 2015: Stakeholder Webinar on Conceptual Oil and Gas Draft Rules (link)

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    OAC Chapter 3745-27: Solid and Infectious Waste Regulations

     Complete Chapter 3745-27

    Rule # Effective Date Rule Title

    3745-27-01

    March 1, 2013

    Definitions

    3745-27-02

    July 1, 2008

    Permit-to-Install

    3745-27-03

    Sept. 23, 2014

    Exemptions

    3745-27-04

    Nov. 30, 2002

    Regulation of Select Wastes

    3745-27-05

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Applicability and Relation to Other Laws

    3745-27-06

    July 1, 2004

    Sanitary Landfill Facility Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-27-07

    July 1, 2004

    Additional Criteria for Approval of Sanitary Landfill Facility Permit-to-Install Applications

    3745-27-08

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Sanitary Landfill Facility Construction

    3745-27-09

    July 1, 2004

    Sanitary Landfill Facility Operating Record

    3745-27-10

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Ground Water Monitoring Program for a Sanitary Landfill Facility

    3745-27-11

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Final Closure of a Sanitary Landfill Facility

    3745-27-12

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Explosive Gas Migration Monitoring for a Sanitary Landfill Facility

    3745-27-13

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Procedure to Engage in Filling, Grading, Excavating, Building, Drilling or Mining on Land where a Hazardous Waste Facility or Solid Waste Facility was Operated

    3745-27-14

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Post Closure Care of Sanitary Landfill Facilities

    3745-27-15

    Nov. 1, 2007

    Financial Assurance for Solid Waste Facility or Scrap Tire Transporter Closure

    3745-27-16

    Sept. 1, 2002

    Financial Assurance for Sanitary Landfill Facility Post Closure Care

    3745-27-17

    Feb. 4, 2013

    Wording of Financial Assurance Instruments

    3745-27-18

    Sept. 1, 2002

    Corrective Measures Financial Assurance for a Sanitary Landfill Facility

    3745-27-19

    Nov. 1, 2007

    Operational Criteria for a Sanitary Landfill Facility

    3745-27-20

    March 1, 2006

    Prohibitions and Closure

    3745-27-21

    July 1, 2004

    Solid Waste Transfer Facility Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-27-22

    July 1, 2004

    Additional Criteria for Approval of Solid Waste Transfer Facility Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-27-23

    July 1, 2004

    Operation of Solid Waste Transfer Facilities

    3745-27-24

    July 1, 2004

    Final Closure of Solid Waste Transfer Facilities

    3745-27-30

    March 1, 2013

    Standards for Generators of Infectious Waste

    3745-27-32

    March 1, 2013

    Standards for the Operation of Infectious Waste Treatment Facilities

    3745-27-33

    March 1, 2013

    Disposal Paper System

    3745-27-35

    March 1, 2013

    Standards for Handling Infectious Wastes

    3745-27-36

    March 1, 2013

    Registration Requirements for Generators of Infections Waste

    3745-27-37

    July 5, 2007

    Infectious Waste Treatment Facility Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-27-38

    July 5, 2007

    Alternative Infectious Waste Treatment Technology Approval Process

    3745-27-39

    July 5, 2007

    Final Closure of Infectious Waste Treatment Facilities

    3745-27-50

    July 1, 2004

    Solid Waste Incinerator or Solid Waste Energy Recovery Facility Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-27-51

    March 1, 1996

    Additional Criteria for Approval of Solid Waste Incinerator or Solid Waste Energy Recovery Facility Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-27-52

    Dec. 1, 2014

    Operation of Solid Waste Incinerator or Solid Waste Energy Recovery Facilities

    3745-27-53

    March 1, 1996

    Final Closure of Solid Waste Incinerator or Solid Waste Energy Recovery Facilities

    3745-27-54

    Feb. 20, 2015

    Registration Requirement for Scrap Tire Transporters - Annual Registration Certificate

    3745-27-55

    Nov. 1, 2007

    Criteria for Approval, Denial, Suspension or Revocation of an Annual Registration Certificate for a Scrap Tire Transporter

    3745-27-56

    Nov. 1, 2007

    Standards for Transporters of Scrap Tires

    3745-27-57

    Nov. 1, 2007

    Shipping Paper System for Scrap Tires

    3745-27-60

    Nov. 1, 2007

    General Storage and Handling of Scrap Tires

    3745-27-61

    Nov. 1, 2007

    Registration Requirements for Scrap Tire Collection, Class II Scrap Tire Storage, Class II Scrap Tire Recovery Facilities

    3745-27-62

    Feb. 20, 2015

    Criteria for Approval of Application for a Registration Certificate or for a Permit-to-Install for a Scrap Tire Facility

    3745-27-63

    Nov. 1, 2007

    Class I Scrap Tire Storage Facility or Class I Scrap Tire Recovery Facility Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-27-65

    Nov. 1, 2007

    Operation of Scrap Tire Collection, Storage and Recovery Facilities

    3745-27-66

    Nov. 1, 2007

    Closure of Scrap Tire Collection, Storage or Recovery Facilities

    3745-27-67

    Nov. 1, 2007

    Mobile Scrap Tire Recovery Facility Registration and Operation

    3745-27-69

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Applicability of Requirements for a Scrap Tire Monocell Facility

    3745-27-70

    July 1, 2004

    Scrap Tire Monofill Facility Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-27-71

    July 1, 2004

    Additional Criteria for Approval of Scrap Tire Monofill Facility Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-27-72

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Scrap Tire Monofill Facility Construction

    3745-27-73

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Final Closure of a Scrap Tire Monofill Facility

    3745-27-74

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Post Closure Care of Scrap Tire Monofill Facilities

    3745-27-75

    July 1, 2004

    Operational Criteria for a Scrap Tire Monofill Facility

    3745-27-78

    Dec. 1, 2014

    Beneficial Use of Scrap Tires

    3745-27-79

    Dec. 1, 2014

    Soil, Surface Water and Ground Water Contamination Characterization and Remediation Caused by Open Burning of Scrap Tires

    3745-27-80

    Feb. 28, 2011

    Applicability and Definitions for Authorizations to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition

    3745-27-81

    Feb. 28, 2011

    Application for a Permit to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition

    3745-27-82

    Feb. 28, 2011

    Issuing and Denying a Permit-to-Install; Extending and Reauthorizing an Authorization to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition

    3745-27-83

    Feb. 28, 2011

    Gas Management System Operation

    3745-27-84

    Feb. 28, 2011

    Monitoring, Notification and Annual Reporting Requirements

    3745-27-85

    Feb. 28, 2011

    Extending or Establishing a New Termination Date of an Authorization to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition

    3745-27-86

    Feb. 28, 2011

    Terminating and Suspending the Authorization to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition by the Owner or Operator

    3745-27-87

    Feb. 28, 2011

    Terminating and Suspending the Authorization to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition by the Director; Corrective Measures

    3745-27-88

    Feb. 28, 2011

    Monitoring, Reporting and Financial Assurance Requirements after Termination of an Authorization to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition

    3745-27-89

    Feb. 28, 2011

    Gas Management System Design

    3745-27-90

    May 23, 2014

    Standards for Solid Waste Management Districts

    3745-27-99

    May 25, 2015

    Requirements for Professional Engineer Certification of Plans,
    Specifications and Information

         

     

    OAC Chapter 3745-28: Infectious Waste Host Fees


    Complete Chapter 28

    Rule # Effective Date Rule Title

    3745-28-01

    March 1, 2013

    Definitions

    3745-28-07

    March 9, 2009

    Infectious Waste Host Fees

         

     

    OAC Chapter 3745-29: Industrial Solid Waste Landfill Facilities


    Complete Chapter 29

    Rule # Effective Date Rule Title

    3745-29-01

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Definitions

    3745-29-02

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Applicability

    3745-29-06

    Sept. 23, 2014

    Industrial Solid Waste Landfill Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-29-07

    July 1, 2004

    Additional Criteria for Approval of Industrial Solid Waste Landfill Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-29-08

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Industrial Solid Waste Landfill Facility Construction

    3745-29-10

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Ground Water Monitoring Program for an Industrial Solid Waste Landfill Facility

    3745-29-11

    Sept. 23, 2014

    Final Closure of an Industrial Solid Waste Landfill Facility

    3745-29-14

    Sept. 23, 2014

    Post Closure Care of Industrial Solid Waste Landfill Facilities

    3745-29-19

    Sept. 23, 2014

    Operational Criteria for an Industrial Solid Waste Landfill Facility

         

     

    OAC Chapter 3745-30: Residual Solid Waste Disposal

    Complete Chapter 30

    Rule # Effective Date Rule Title

    3745-30-01

    Aug. 15, 2003

    Definitions

    3745-30-02

    May 18, 2015

    Applicability

    3745-30-03

    May 18, 2015

    Residual Waste Characterization

    3745-30-04

    May 18, 2015

    Residual Waste Landfill Classification

    3745-30-05

    May 18, 2015

    Residual Waste Landfill Facility Permit-to-Install Application

    3745-30-06

    May 18, 2015

    Additional Criteria for Approval of Residual Waste Landfill Facility Permit-to-Install Applications

    3745-30-07

    May 18, 2015

    Residual Waste Landfill Facility Construction

    3745-30-08

    May 18, 2015

    Ground Water Monitoring Program

    3745-30-09

    May 18, 2015

    Final Closure of Residual Waste Landfill Facilities

    3745-30-10

    May 18, 2015

    Post-closure Care of Residual Waste Landfill Facilities

    3745-30-14

    May 18, 2015

    Operation of Residual Waste Landfill Facilities

    3745-30-15

    May 15, 2003

    Variances

         

    OAC Chapter 3745-37: Solid Waste, Infectious Waste Treatment and Construction and Demolition Debris (C&DD) Facility Licenses


    Complete Chapter 37

    Rule # Effective Date Rule Title

    3745-37-01

    Sept. 30, 1996

    Solid Waste, C&DD or Infectious Waste Treatment Facility License Required

    3745-37-02

    Sept. 30, 1996

    Solid Waste, C&DD or Infectious Waste Treatment Facility License Application

    3745-37-03

    Sept. 30, 1996

    Criteria for Issuing Solid Waste, C&DD or Infectious Waste Treatment Facility License

    3745-37-04

    Sept. 30, 1996

    Action by Board of Health or Director

    3745-37-05

    Sept. 30, 1996

    Expiration of Licenses

    3745-37-06

    Sept. 30, 1996

    Transfer of Licenses

    3745-37-07

    Sept. 30, 1996

    Procedure for Granting, Denying, Suspending, Modifying, Revoking or Disapproving Transfer of Solid Waste, C&DD or Infectious Waste Treatment Facility License

    3745-37-08

    Sept. 30, 1996

    Approved List of Health Districts

    3745-37-09

    Sept. 30, 1996

    Return of Solid Waste, C&DD or Infectious Waste Treatment Facility Licensing Function to Health Districts

    3745-37-10

    Sept. 30, 1996

    Time for Inspections

    3745-37-11

    July 29, 1976

    Conditional Solid Waste Disposal Licenses

    3745-37-14

    May 31, 1991

    Authorized Maximum Daily Waste Receipts

    3745-37-15

    March 1, 1996

    Additional Criteria for Issuing Solid Waste Facility Licenses to Scrap Tire Facilities

         

     

    OAC Chapter 3745-400: Construction and Demolition Debris (C&DD)

    Rule # Effective Date Rule Title

    3745-400-01 Effective 

    3745-400-01

    Jan. 1, 2017

     

    Aug. 31, 2002

    Definitions


    Definitions

    3745-400-03

    April 17, 2015

    Facility Exclusions

    3745-400-04

    April 17, 2015

    Authorized, Limited and Prohibited C&DD Disposal Methods

    3745-400-05

    April 17, 2015

    Clean, Hard Fill

    3745-400-06

    Effective

    3745-400-06

    Jan. 1, 2017

     

    Aug. 31, 2002

    Prohibited Locations for C&DD Facilities


    Prohibited Locations for C&DD Facilities

    3745-400-07

    April 17, 2015

    Facility Design Requirements and Construction Specifications

    3745-400-08

    April 17, 2015

    Construction and Final Closure Certifications

    3745-400-09

    April 17, 2015

    Site Characterization

    3745-400-10

    Effective

    3745-400-10

    Jan. 1, 2017

     

    Aug. 31, 2002

    Ground Water Monitoring


    Ground Water Monitoring

    3745-400-11

    Effective

    3745-400-11

    Jan. 1, 2017

     

    Aug. 31, 2002

    Operation of Facilities


    Operation of Facilities

    3745-400-12

    April 17, 2015

    Final Closure of Facilities

    3745-400-13

    Aug. 1, 2012

    Financial Assurance for C&DD Facility Final Closure

    3745-400-14

    Aug. 1, 2012

    Wording of the Financial Instruments

    3745-400-15

    Sept. 30, 1996

    Modifications and Exemptions

    3745-400-16

    Aug. 1, 2012

    Post-closure Care of a C&DD Facility

    3745-400-17

    Aug. 1, 2012

    Procedures for Issuance of an Order Extending the Post-closure Care Period

    3745-400-18

    Aug. 1, 2012

    Financial Assurance for Post-closure Care of C&DD Facilities

    3745-400-20

    Jan. 1, 2013

    Leachate Sampling and Analysis and Additional Requirements to Monitor Ground Water for Leachate Parameters

    3745-400-21 Effective

    3745-400-21

    Jan. 1, 2017

     

    Jan. 1, 2013

    Construction and demolition debris facility - leachate sampling and ground water monitoring parameter list

    C&DD Facility - Leachate Parameter List

    3745-400-25

    Aug. 1, 2012

    Five-year Transition for Final Closure and Post-closure Care Financial Assurance for C&DD Facilities

         

     

    OAC Chapter 3745-500: Multi-program General Administration

    OAC Chapter 3745-501: Multi-program Licensing

    Complete Chapter 501

    Rule # Effective Date Rule Title

    3745-501-01

    April 2, 2012

    Licensing - Applicability

    3745-501-02

    April 2, 2012

    Licensing - Definitions

    3745-501-05

    April 2, 2012

    Licensing Required for Solid Waste, Infectious Waste Treatment and C&DD Facilities

    3745-501-10

    April 2, 2012

    License Applications, Application Procedures and Remittal of Fees After License Issuance

    3745-501-15

    April 2, 2012

    Criteria for Issuing or Denying Facility Licenses

    3745-501-20

    April 2, 2012

    Procedures for the Licensing Authority for Reviewing and Considering License Applications

    3745-501-35

    April 2, 2012

    Transfer of Licenses

    3745-501-40

    April 2, 2012

    Suspension or Revocation of a License

         

     

    OAC Chapter 3745-502: Solid Waste Disposal Fees

    OAC Chapter 3745-503: Multi-program Financial Assurance

    Complete Chapter 503

    Rule # Effective Date Rule Title

    3745-503-01

    April 2, 2012

    Financial Assurance - Applicability

    3745-503-02

    April 2, 2012

    Financial Assurance - Definitions

    3745-503-05

    April 2, 2012

    Financial Assurance for a Solid Waste Facility or Scrap Tire Transporter Closure

    3745-503-20

    April 2, 2012

    Wording of Financial Assurance Instruments

         

    OAC Chapter 3745-520: Construction and Demolition Debris (C&DD)



    Rule # Effective Date Rule Title

     

     

     

         

    OAC Chapter 3745-560: Composting Program

    Complete Chapter 560
    560 Two Column Formatted Rules

    Rule # Effective Date Rule Title

    3745-560-01

    April 2, 2012

    Composting Facilities - Applicability

    3745-560-02

    April 2, 2012

    Composting Facilities - Definitions

    3745-560-03

    April 2, 2012

    Plan View Drawing Update for Class IV Composting Facilities

    3745-560-04

    April 2, 2012

    Composting - Log of Operations and Annual Report Forms

    3745-560-05

    April 2, 2012

    Composting - Closure Cost Estimate

    3745-560-100

    April 2, 2012

    Class I Composting Facility Establishment

    3745-560-101

    April 2, 2012

    Criteria and Procedures for Approval, Termination, Revocation and Administrative Change of a Class I Composting Facility Permit-to-Install

    3745-560-102

    April 2, 2012

    Procedures for Commencement of Operations at Class I Composting Facilities

    3745-560-105

    April 2, 2012

    Alternative Materials Request for Class I Composting Facilities

    3745-560-110

    April 2, 2012

    Operational Requirements for Class I Composting Facilities  

    3745-560-115

    April 2, 2012

    Record-keeping Requirements for Class I Composting Facilities

    3745-560-120

    April 2, 2012

    Compost Distribution Requirements for Class I Composting Facilities

    3745-560-125

    April 2, 2012

    Compost Sampling and Testing Requirements for Class I Composting Facilities  

    3745-560-130

    April 2, 2012

    Compost Quality Standards for Class I Composting Facilities

    3745-560-135

    April 2, 2012

    Closure Requirements for Class I Composting Facilities

    3745-560-200

    April 2, 2012

    Class II Composting Facility Establishment

    3745-560-201

    April 2, 2012

    Criteria for Approval and Termination of a Class II Composting Facility Registration

    3745-560-202

    April 2, 2012

    Procedures for Commencement of Operations at Class II Composting Facilities

    3745-560-205

    April 2, 2012

    Alternative Materials Request for Class II Composting Facilities  

    3745-560-210

    April 2, 2012

    Operational Requirements for Class II Composting Facilities  

    3745-560-215

    April 2, 2012

    Record-keeping Requirements for Class II Composting Facilities

    3745-560-220

    April 2, 2012

    Compost Distribution Requirements for Class II Composting Facilities

    3745-560-225

    April 2, 2012

    Compost Sampling and Testing Requirements for Class II Composting Facilities  

    3745-560-230

    April 2, 2012

    Compost Quality Standards for Class II Composting Facilities

    3745-560-235

    April 2, 2012

    Closure Requirements for Class II Composting Facilities

    3745-560-300

    April 2, 2012

    Class III Composting Facility Establishment  

    3745-560-301

    April 2, 2012

    Criteria for Approval and Termination of a Class III Composting Facility Registration  

    3745-560-302

    April 2, 2012

    Procedures for Commencement of Operations at Class III Composting Facilities

    3745-560-310

    April 2, 2012

    Operational Requirements for Class III Composting Facilities

    3745-560-315

    April 2, 2012

    Record-keeping Requirements for Class III Composting Facilities

    3745-560-320

    April 2, 2012

    Compost Distribution Requirements for Class III Composting Facilities

    3745-560-325

    April 2, 2012

    Compost Sampling and Testing Requirements for Class III Composting Facilities  

    3745-560-330

    April 2, 2012

    Compost Quality Standards for Class III Composting Facilities

    3745-560-335

    April 2, 2012

    Closure Requirements for Class III Composting Facilities  

    3745-560-400

    April 2, 2012

    Class IV Composting Facility Establishment

    3745-560-401

    April 2, 2012

    Criteria for Approval and Termination of a Class IV Composting Facility Registration

    3745-560-402

    April 2, 2012

    Procedures for Commencement of Operations at Class IV Composting Facilities

    3745-560-410

    April 2, 2012

    Operational Requirements for Class IV Composting Facilities  

    3745-560-415

    April 2, 2012

    Record-keeping Requirements for Class IV Composting Facilities

    3745-560-435

    April 2, 2012

    Closure Requirements for Class IV Composting Facilities

         

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