Landfill Closure Review Sequence

  1. Pre-closure discussions begin.
  2. Landfill Closure Plan received by the Waste Management Section.
  3. Landfill Closure Plan reviewed by the Waste Management Section. During this step, more information may be requested in order to complete review process.
  4. The Waste Management Section notifies owner/operator in writing that Closure Plan has been approved or disapproved.
  5. Landfill owner/operator notifies the Waste Management Section (WMS) of intent to close.
  6. Upon completion of closure work, owner/operator notifies WMS in writing that landfill unit has been closed.
  7. The WMS places landfill in interim closure status and holds in abeyance any fees due until closure compliance is verified by WMS and/or a Professional Engineer (PE) has inspected and signed-off on closure work.
  8. Site required to be revegetated within one year of closure.
  9. Owner/operator surrenders solid waste management license to WMS.
  10. Owner/operator records a notation on deed to landfill property and notifies WMS.
  11. Landfill now closed, post-closure care begins
  12. Landfill file moved to "closed" section of files.