Pinole's Illegal Dumping

Illegal Dumping

Report Illegal Dumping immediately by contacting  Public Works at (530) 724-9010.

Littering is illegal dumping on a small scale. Please read a Litter Letter written by a City Volunteer.

According to Pinole Municipal Code Section 8.08.050  PLACING SOLID WASTE ON STREETS, SIDEWALKS, ETC., PROHIBITED.
It is unlawful for any person to throw, place, scatter, or deposit, or cause to be thrown, placed, scattered, or deposited upon any street, sidewalk, alley or public place in the city, any solid wastes, except that a property owner may place properly packaged materials at the curb on regularly scheduled days established by the city or the collector for the removal of the same. (Ord. 490 § 2 (part), 1986).

A first violation shall be subject to a fine of no more than one hundred dollars.  A second violation during the same twelve-month period shall be subject to a fine of no more than  two hundred dollars.  A third or subsequent violation during the same twelve-month period shall be subject to a fine of no more than five hundred dollars.