Landfill Fees

Important News for Weighback Customers Who Pay by Check
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The fees listed below are for public disposal at Orange County's landfills only. The Olinda and Prima Deshecha landfills are the only two sites open for public disposal in the county. 

Fees - Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

Autos, passenger minivans, SUVs  
    Loads weighing less than 360 pounds.

Pickup trucks, utility vans, cargo vans with less than 880 pounds
    Loads weighing less than 880 Pounds
Additional fee for hard-to-handle items longer than six feet (examples: pieces of wood, furniture, mattresses, etc.) $5.00
Per-ton fee for vehicles carrying more than 880 pounds
Effective July 1, 2020
Per-ton fee for vehicles carrying more than 880 pounds and 
including a hard-to-handle fee
Effective July 1, 2020                                                                                                           


*See below for site-specific disposal and cost information. For questions, call (714) 834-4000

Acceptable Forms of Payment

  • Cash or check. Customers using checks for transactions requiring a weigh back will need two checks, one for a deposit and one for the final balance.
    • Make checks payable to County of Orange
    • Check must have physical address imprinted. P.O. Box numbers are not allowed.
  • Credit cards. Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.

Site-Specific Disposal and Cost Details

Prima Deshecha Landfill

Landfill disposal - fees above apply.  

There is also a Household Hazardous Waste Center, and it is free.

on image for a map showing disposal options at the Prima Deshecha Landfill.

Frank R. Bowerman Landfill

  • No public disposal is permitted.
  • Commercial customers must show proof of a current Orange County-based business license, California contractor's license or other form of business identification (no business cards).
  • For commercial disposal of treated wood waste, please check here.

Proof of Origin of the Waste

Orange County's Landfills only accept waste from Orange County. Please be prepared to show proof of the origin of the waste in the form of a drivers license with an Orange County address, a current utility bill showing the address where the waste originated, or a contract showing the address of the origin of the waste.