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.


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

March 10, 2016: DMWM Proposes C&DD Rules

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has proposed five C&DD rules to the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR). Please see the Proposed Rules tab for more information, or to view the rules and public notice.

February 5, 2016: Composting Operator Certification ESO

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has released an Early Stakeholder Outreach (ESO) document for a certified operator program for operators of composting facilities.   Please see the 'Early Stakeholder Outreach' tab for more information.

February 5, 2016: C&DD Operator Certification ESO

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has released an Early Stakeholder Outreach (ESO) document for a certified operator program for operators of construction and demolition debris (C&DD) facilities. Please see the 'Early Stakeholder Outreach' tab for more information.

February 3, 2016: DMWM Final Files C&DD GW Monitoring Rule

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has final filed the rescission of C&DD ground water monitoring fee rule, OAC 3745-520-50. The effective date for this rescission will be April 1, 2016. Please see the Public Notice for more information.

January 26, 2016: DMWM Releases RD&D Rules ESO

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has released an Early Stakeholder Outreach (ESO) document for the bulk liquid addition rules, OAC 3745-27-80 through 3745-27-89. Please see the 'Early Stakeholder Outreach' tab for more information.

November 9, 2015: DMWM Files C&DD Ground Water Monitoring Fee Rule

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has proposed a rescission of the C&DD ground water monitoring fee rule, OAC 3745-520-50. Please see the "Proposed Rules" tab to view the rule and public notice.

October 14, 2015: DMWM Releases Draft MSW Rules

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has released a draft of the municipal solid waste (MSW) rules for interested party comment and review. Comments on the interested party draft will be accepted through November 16, 2015. Please see the 'Interested Party' tab for more information.

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

May 18, 2015: DMWM Releases Conceptual Oil and Gas Rules

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has released an Early Stakeholder Outreach document, along with conceptual draft language, for the disposal of oil and gas waste. Please see the 'Early Stakeholder Outreach' tab for more information.

May 14, 2015: DMWM Releases Draft Beneficial Use Rules

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has released a draft of the beneficial use rules for interested party comment and review. Comments on the interested party draft will be accepted through June 22, 2015. Please see the 'Interested Party' tab for more information.

Solid/Non-hazardous Waste

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Archives

 

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

Aug. 31, 2002

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

Aug. 31, 2002

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

Aug. 31, 2002

Ground Water Monitoring

3745-400-11

Aug. 31, 2002

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

Jan. 1, 2013

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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