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.

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September 7, 2018: Solid Waste Management District Rule ESO

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has released an Early Stakeholder Outreach (ESO) fact sheet for the solid waste management district rule, OAC 3745-27-90. Please see the Early Stakeholder Outreach tab on the non-hazardous waste rules page to view the document.

August 20, 2018: DMWM Final Files Composting Rules

The Division of Materials and Waste Management has final filed the solid waste composting and associated multi-program rules in Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3745-500, 3745-503, and 3745-560. The public notice was issued on August 20, 2018 and the rules will become effective on October 1, 2018. Please see the “Effective Rules” tab on the DMWM Rules Page to view the rules.

July 27, 2018: Incinerator Rules ESO

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has released an Early Stakeholder Outreach (ESO) fact sheet for the solid waste incinerator rules. Please see the Early Stakeholder Outreach tab on the non-hazardous waste rules page to view the document.

July 26, 2018: DMWM releases beneficial use of dredge rules for comment

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has released rules regarding the beneficial use of dredge for public comment. Please see the Interested Party tab on our DMWM rules page for more information.

February 7, 2018: RSW and ISW Rules ESO

The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) has released Early Stakeholder Outreach (ESO) fact sheets for the Industrial Solid Waste (ISW) and Residual Solid Waste (RSW) rules. Please see the Early Stakeholder Outreach tab on the non-hazardous waste rules page to view the documents.

 

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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 Jan  1, 2017 Permit-to-Install
 
3745-27-03 Sept. 23, 2014 Exemptions
3745-27-04 Jan  1, 2017 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
 
Mar. 06, 2017 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 Facility
3745-27-15 Jan 1, 2017 Financial Assurance for Solid Waste Facility or Scrap Tire Transporter Closure  
3745-27-16 Jan 1, 2017 Financial Assurance for Sanitary Landfill Facility Post Closure Care
3745-27-17 Feb. 4, 2013 Wording of Financial Assurance Instruments
3745-27-18 Jan 1, 2017 Corrective Measures Financial Assurance for a Sanitary Landfill Facility
3745-27-19 Jan 1, 2017 Operational Criteria for a Sanitary Landfill Facility
3745-27-20 Jan 1, 2017 Prohibitions and Closure
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. 07, 2017 Applicability and Definitions for Authorizations to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition
3745-27-81 June. 06, 2011 Application for a Permit to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition
3745-27-82   Feb. 07, 2017 Issuing and Denying a Permit-to-Install; Extending and Reauthorizing an Authorization to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition
3745-27-83 Feb. 07, 2017 Gas management system operation
3745-27-84
 
Feb. 07, 2017 Monitoring, Notification and Annual Reporting Requirements
3745-27-85 Feb. 07, 2017 Extending or Establishing a New Termination Date of an Authorization to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition
 3745-27-86 Jan. 07, 2017 Terminating and Suspending the Authorization to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition by the Owner or Operator
3745-27-87
 
Feb. 07, 2017 Terminating and Suspending the Authorization to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition by the Director; Corrective Measures
3745-27-88
 
Feb. 07, 2017 Monitoring, Reporting and Financial Assurance Requirements after Termination of an Authorization to Stabilize Waste Through Bulk Liquid Addition
3745-27-89 June. 06, 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

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

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

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

Rule # Effective Date Rule Title
3745-400-01 July 1, 2018 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 Jan. 1, 2017   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 Jan. 1, 2017 Ground Water Monitoring
3745-400-11 July. 1, 2018  Operation of Facilities
3745-400-12 April 17, 2015 Final Closure of Facilities
3745-400-13 Feb 10, 2018 Financial Assurance for C&DD Facility Final Closure
3745-400-14 Feb 10, 2018 Wording of the Financial Instruments
3745-400-15 Sept. 30, 1996 Modifications and Exemptions
3745-400-16 Feb. 10, 2018 Post-closure Care of a C&DD Facility
3745-400-17 Feb. 10, 2018 Procedures for Issuance of an Order Extending the Post-closure Care Period
3745-400-18 Feb. 10, 2018 Financial Assurance for Post-closure Care of C&DD Facilities
3745-400-20 Feb. 10, 2018 Leachate Sampling and Analysis and Additional Requirements to Monitor Ground Water for Leachate Parameters
3745-400-21 Jan. 1, 2017   Construction and demolition debris facility - leachate sampling and ground water monitoring parameter list
3745-400-26 July 1, 2018  Operator Certification
     

OAC Chapter 3745-500: Multi-program General Administration

OAC Chapter 3745-501: Multi-program Licensing

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 Oct 1, 2018 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 3745-512: Multi-program Construction

Rule # Effective Date Rule Title
3745-512-01 April 1, 2017 Construction – applicability and general compliance
3745-512-02 April 1, 2017 Construction – definitions
3745-512-17 April 1, 2017 Alternative construction materials evaluation and reporting
3745-512-30 April 1, 2017 Construction activities – general requirements
3745-512-50 April 1, 2017 Construction certification
3745-512-51 April 1, 2017 Procedure for concurrence of construction certification
3745-512-55 April 1, 2017 Failed tests and alterations 
3745-512-60 April 1, 2017 Repair of damaged or failed engineered components
3745-512-450 April 1, 2017 Conveyance pipes
3745-512-460 April 1, 2017 Tanks
     

OAC Chapter 3745-555: Solid Waste Transfer Facility Program

Complete Chapter 555

Rule # Effective Date Rule Title
3745-555-01 April 1, 2017 Solid waste transfer facility – applicability
3745-555-02 April 1, 2017 Solid waste transfer facility - definitions
3745-555-10 April 1, 2017 General obligations for owners, operators, and applicants
3745-555-20 April 1, 2017 Variances, exemptions, alternatives, alterations, and administrative changes
3745-555-110 April 1, 2017 Parks
3745-555-120 April 1, 2017 Natural areas
3745-555-130 April 1, 2017 Domiciles
3745-555-140 April 1, 2017 Floodplains
3745-555-150 April 1, 2017 Surface waters
3745-555-200 April 1, 2017 Engineered components
3745-555-210 April 1, 2017 Waste handling floor design
3745-555-215 April 1, 2017 Conveyance pipes
3745-555-216 April 1, 2017 Leachate holding tanks
3745-555-300 April 1, 2017 Permit to install application procedures
3745-555-310 April 1, 2017 Transfer facility permit to install application
3745-555-320 April 1, 2017 Permit to install issuance
3745-555-400 April 1, 2017 License application requirements and procedures
3745-555-500 April 1, 2017 Construction and construction certification requirements
3745-555-510 April 1, 2017 Waste handling floor construction
3745-555-520 April 1, 2017 Building to enclose waste handling area
3745-555-610 April 1, 2017 Operation of a solid waste transfer facility – general requirements
3745-555-615 April 1, 2017 Maintaining a log of operations
3745-555-620 April 1, 2017 Access
3745-555-650 April 1, 2017 Waste handling
3745-555-670 April 1, 2017 Annual report
3745-555-690 April 1, 2017 Operations of a transfer facility that accepts exclusively source-separated yard waste
3745-555-700 April 1, 2017 Closure of a transfer facility
     

OAC Chapter 3745-560: Composting Program

Complete Chapter 560
 

Rule # Effective Date Rule Title
3745-560-01 Oct 1, 2018 Composting Facilities - Applicability
3745-560-02 Oct 1, 2018 Composting Facilities - Definitions
3745-560-03 Oct 1, 2018 Plan View Drawing Update for Class IV Composting Facilities
3745-560-04 Oct 1, 2018 Composting - Log of Operations and Annual Report Forms
3745-560-05 Oct 1, 2018 Composting - Closure Cost Estimate
3745-560-07 Oct 1, 2018 Director's general authorization of alternative materials and testing methods
3745-560-15 Oct 1, 2018 Composting of dead animals and raw rendering material
3745-560-100 Oct 1, 2018 Class I Composting Facility Establishment
3745-560-101 Oct 1, 2018 Criteria and Procedures for Approval, Termination, Revocation and Administrative Change of a Class I Composting Facility Permit-to-Install
3745-560-102 Oct 1, 2018 Procedures for Commencement of Operations at Class I Composting Facilities
3745-560-105 Oct 1, 2018 Alternative Materials Request for Class I Composting Facilities
3745-560-110 Oct 1, 2018 Operational Requirements for Class I Composting Facilities  
3745-560-115 Oct 1, 2018 Record-keeping Requirements for Class I Composting Facilities
3745-560-120 Oct 1, 2018 Compost Distribution Requirements for Class I Composting Facilities
3745-560-125 Oct 1, 2018 Compost Sampling and Testing Requirements for Class I Composting Facilities  
3745-560-130 Oct 1, 2018 Compost Quality Standards for Class I Composting Facilities
3745-560-135 Oct 1, 2018 Closure Requirements for Class I Composting Facilities
3745-560-200 Oct 1, 2018 Class II Composting Facility Establishment
3745-560-201 Oct 1, 2018 Criteria for Approval and Termination of a Class II Composting Facility Registration
3745-560-202 Oct 1, 2018 Procedures for Commencement of Operations at Class II Composting Facilities
3745-560-205 Oct 1, 2018 Alternative Materials Request for Class II Composting Facilities  
3745-560-210 Oct 1, 2018 Operational Requirements for Class II Composting Facilities  
3745-560-215 Oct 1, 2018 Record-keeping Requirements for Class II Composting Facilities
3745-560-220 Oct 1, 2018 Compost Distribution Requirements for Class II Composting Facilities
3745-560-225 Oct 1, 2018 Compost Sampling and Testing Requirements for Class II Composting Facilities  
3745-560-230 Oct 1, 2018 Compost Quality Standards for Class II Composting Facilities
3745-560-235 Oct 1, 2018 Closure Requirements for Class II Composting Facilities
3745-560-300 Oct 1, 2018 Class III Composting Facility Establishment  
3745-560-301 Oct 1, 2018 Criteria for Approval and Termination of a Class III Composting Facility Registration  
3745-560-302 Oct 1, 2018 Procedures for Commencement of Operations at Class III Composting Facilities
3745-560-305 Oct 1, 2018 Alternative materials request for class III composting facilities
3745-560-310 Oct 1, 2018 Operational Requirements for Class III Composting Facilities
3745-560-315 Oct 1, 2018 Record-keeping Requirements for Class III Composting Facilities
3745-560-320 Oct 1, 2018 Compost Distribution Requirements for Class III Composting Facilities
3745-560-325 Oct 1, 2018 Compost Sampling and Testing Requirements for Class III Composting Facilities  
3745-560-330 Oct 1, 2018 Compost Quality Standards for Class III Composting Facilities
3745-560-335 Oct 1, 2018 Closure Requirements for Class III Composting Facilities  
3745-560-400 Oct 1, 2018 Class IV Composting Facility Establishment
3745-560-401 Oct 1, 2018 Criteria for Approval and Termination of a Class IV Composting Facility Registration
3745-560-402 Oct 1, 2018 Procedures for Commencement of Operations at Class IV Composting Facilities
3745-560-410 Oct 1, 2018 Operational Requirements for Class IV Composting Facilities  
3745-560-415 Oct 1, 2018 Record-keeping Requirements for Class IV Composting Facilities
3745-560-420 Oct 1, 2018 Compost distribution requirements for class IV composting facilities
3745-560-435 Oct 1, 2018 Closure Requirements for Class IV Composting Facilities
     

 

OAC Chapter 3745-599: Beneficial Use

Rule # Effective Date Rule Title
3745-599-01 March 31, 2017 Beneficial use – applicability
3745-599-02 March 31, 2017 Beneficial use – definitions
3745-599-03 March 31, 2017 Beneficial use – incorporation by reference
3745-599-05 March 31, 2017 Beneficial use – general exclusions
3745-599-10 March 31, 2017 Beneficial use byproduct incorporated into certain construction materials or used as a fuel or as an ingredient in a combustion unit
3745-599-20 March 31, 2017 Beneficial use – prohibitions
3745-599-25 March 31, 2017 Beneficial use – signatures
3745-599-30 March 31, 2017 Beneficial use - relationships among authorizing documents, rules, and the authority of the director and board of health
3745-599-35 March 31, 2017 Beneficial use – legitimacy criteria
3745-599-60 March 31, 2017 Approved sampling and characterization procedures for the beneficial use of a beneficial use byproduct
3745-599-200 March 31, 2017 General beneficial use permit
3745-599-210 March 31, 2017 Notice of intent to obtain coverage under a general beneficial use permit
3745-599-220 March 31, 2017 Coverage under a general beneficial use permit
3745-599-310 March 31, 2017 Application for an individual beneficial use permit
3745-599-320 March 31, 2017 Issuance of an individual beneficial use permit
3745-599-330 March 31, 2017 Notice and information for distribution - individual beneficial use permit
3745-599-334 March 31, 2017 Generator obligations for record keeping and reporting – individual beneficial use permits
3745-599-335 March 31, 2017 Distributor obligations for record keeping and reporting – individual beneficial use permits
3745-599-340 March 31, 2017 Initial beneficial use byproduct characterization demonstration for individual beneficial use permits
3745-599-345 March 31, 2017 Compliance demonstration for individual beneficial use permits
3745-599-350 March 31, 2017 Changes to the beneficial use byproduct and the individual beneficial use permit
3745-599-360 March 31, 2017 Renewal of an individual beneficial use permit
3745-599-370 March 31, 2017 Denial and revocation of an individual beneficial use permit
     

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