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Solid Wastes & Nuisances
Solid Wastes

This program annually licenses and inspects solid waste facilities to assure compliance with Ohio Revised Code section 3734 and is annually surveyed and approved by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Active landfills, closed landfills, transfer stations, construction/demolition sites, infectious waste treatment facilities, large generators of infectious waste, scrap tire generators, compost sites and open dumping must be inspected.​

 

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Compost Facilities

Compost facilities are where primarily yard, agricultural, and animal wastes are processed through composting.

These facilities include four classes recognized by the Ohio EPA:

  • Class I (accepts mixed solid waste, food waste, and yard waste)

  • Class II (accepts yard waste, animal wastes, and other wastes by approval)

  • Class III (accepts yard waste and/or animal wastes)

  • Class IV (accepts only yard waste)

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Nuisances

Within Sandusky County, there are minimum sanitation standards that all homes are required to meet. These standards were established to ensure that the public are living in the safest and healthiest home possible. SCPH will inspect issues affecting the public’s health such as water, sewage, rodents, garbage, and other unsanitary conditions. To file a complaint, either call our number at 419-334-6377 or fill out the following attachment:

Nuisance Complaint Form

To see our Nuisance Regulations for Sandusky County, click here

To file a complaint on a local hotel/motel (bugs, cleanliness, etc.):
Click Here 

 

To file a complaint on a nursing home:
Click Here 

 

To file a complaint on a manufactured home:
Click Here 

 

To file a complaint on open burning:
Click Here 

 

To file a complaint on a hair salon, barber shop, or nail salon:
Click Here 

 

To file a complaint about the care or a dangerous situation involving a child:

Click here

 

To file a complaint about the care or a dangerous situation involving an adult:

Click here

 

If you wish to file a complaint on unkept houses or yards (grass heights, overgrowth, etc.) you will need to contact your local City, Village, or Township Code Enforcement or Zoning Official.

Updated on 2/13/2024

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