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County Warns about Illegal Dumping

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (May 18, 2023) — Disposing of waste in unpermitted areas is illegal. Illegally dumped waste is primarily materials dumped to avoid disposal fees or the time and effort required for proper disposal.

Contractors are not allowed to dump construction and demolition debris in the right-of-way. Tree trimming/removal companies are not allowed to dump vegetative debris in the right-of-way. Contractors and services must dispose of debris at the Charlotte County Landfill on Zemel Road or at a permitted facility.

To report illegal dumping, call 1-866-938-6722 or visit

Additionally, it is the responsibility of business owners to contact their insurance companies regarding coverage for disposal of their debris. Businesses are not permitted to place debris in the right-of-way.


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