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Regulations, Guidelines and Procedures

Notice: Paper Yard Material Bags Required on Y Days

Paper bags are required for yard material collection on separate yard material ("Y") days. 

Proposed Regulation Changes

The Baltimore County Department of Public Works & Transportation (DPWT) is proposing revisions to the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s (BSWM) “Regulation for Baltimore County Residential Trash and Recycling Collection” regarding bulk item collection and yard material set-out requirements.

For community input, a public hearing is being held on Monday, October 24, at 6 p.m. The hearing will take place at the Towson Library Meeting Room, located at 320 York Road in Towson. County representatives will be present at the hearing to accept questions and comments.

Copies of the proposed regulation revisions are available for review online (PDF), from the BSWM directly ( or 410-887-2000), and at every branch of the Baltimore County Public Library system.

In addition to the hearing, persons may send written comments on the proposed revisions to Nicholas Rodricks, Chief, Bureau of Solid Waste Management, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Room 211, Towson, Maryland, 21204 or Comments must be received by November 7, 2022.


Bureau regulations for residential collection and the County's three drop-off facilities.

Residential Collection

Eastern Sanitary Landfill (ESL)

Central Acceptance Facility (CAF) and Western Acceptance Facility (WAF)




Revised September 30, 2022         


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