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Building Permit Application

  1. Building Permit Application
  2. SEC I: PROJECT INFORMATION
  3. Project Includes:
  4. SEC II: CONTACT INFORMATION
  5. SEC III: CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION (C&D) WASTE REDUCTION AND RECYCLING
  6. Laguna Hills Municipal Code Chapter 5-48 require all construction, demolition, addition, alteration, and remodel projects that generate construction and demolition waste within the city to divert a minimum of 65 percent of designated recyclable and reusable materials from landfills. 

    Each applicant who applies for a building or an encroachment permit for a covered project shall remit a security deposit to the City at the time of application. The security deposit may be refunded within 60 days of project completion upon request by the applicant and submission of required documentation. The documentation shall consist of a final completed construction and demolition waste recycling and disposal report summary showing actual data of tonnage of materials recycled and diverted, supported by originals or certified photocopies of receipts and weight tags or other records of measurement from certified recycling facilities, recycling companies or contractors and/or landfill and disposal companies. Receipts and weight tags will be used to verify whether materials generated from the project have been diverted or are to be recycled, reused, salvaged, or otherwise disposed of.

  7. TYPE OF WASTE/DEBRIS THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO GENERATE:
  8. HOW DO YOU PLAN TO COLLECT AND HAUL THE WASTE MATERIAL?
    CR&RSelf-hauling
     The City encourages applicants to utilize the City’s contract waste hauler. The City requires the hauler to process all construction and demolition material in a manner that removes recyclable materials prior to delivery to the landfill. This eliminates the need for onsite sorting of waste by material type and delivery to multiple processing facilities. Permit applicant, not the waste hauler, is responsible for quantifying amount of materials generated. Use of CR&R does not eliminate the requirement to submit a deposit. However, refund of the security deposit is generally accelerated due to reduced need for staff review.

    The following requirements apply if self-hauling material to processing facilities:

    1. Applicant shall recycle, salvage or reuse 65% or more of the waste materials generated on the job site.
    2. Applicant shall separate recyclable materials from other waste material on the job site and/or deliver to an approved material recovery facility.
    3. Applicant shall submit receipts and/or weight tickets for all recycled, salvaged and disposed material with the Final Project Report. To be accepted, weight ticket/receipt jurisdiction of origin must be listed as Laguna Hills. Documentation dated prior to this application approval will not be accepted.
    4. Applicant shall track materials disposed and recycled by delivery location and by volume or weight.
    5. C&D material disposed of in on-site recycling bins is limited to cardboard, plastic, and metal. 
    6. Not utilize bins; and
    7. Load debris directly into trucks in which they own.


  9. DIVERSION FACILITIES THE DEBRIS WILL BE DELIVERED TO (Select all that apply)

    Please call facility to ensure they accept your project debris

  10. WILL YOUR PROJECT GENERATE MATERIAL THAT WILL NEED TO BE TRANSPORTED TO LANDFILLS?
  11. Any material from construction/demolition projects to be landfilled must be diposed of only in Orange County landfills; Disposal of uncontaminated solid waste outside of Orange County is prohibited.

  12. SEC III: ATTACHMENTS
  13. If applicant is an authorized agent, a letter of authorization must be submitted at the time of application. The letter of authorization must be on company letterhead, signed and notarized.

  14. All plan pages and calculations must be in one file to submit electronically. The City will not accept plan check submittals in multiple files. It is the applicants responsibility to ensure the file uploaded is complete and includes all necessary pages. Incomplete submittals may result in additional plan check rounds which may result in additional fees due for the plan check review.

  15. SEC IV: APPLICANT DECLARATION*
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