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for Solid Waste Permitting and Inspections

Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) Grant Program

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California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

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Grants to California local and regional enforcement agencies to supplement budgets for their solid waste facilities permitting and inspection programs. Costs may include analysis and evaluation, training, equipment, compliance and enforcement, education, personnel, and transportation.

Eligible costs are limited to the following:
  • Analysis/Evaluation/Testing/Demo (expenses related to analysis and testing, equipment calibration, certification, demonstrations, site studies, and consultants).
  • Compliance/Inspection/Visit/Enforcement (expenses related to legal counsel, inspection, enforcement, compliance, and consultants).
  • Education (expenses related to providing education and outreach materials to local jurisdictions, businesses, and the public).
  • Equipment (expenses related to the purchasing of tools, instruments, equipment, personal protection gear, tablets, and laptops as well as the maintenance of equipment essential for the inspection of solid waste facilities).
  • Personnel (staff expenses related to conducting inspections such as salaries, benefits, physicals, and vaccinations).
  • Training (expenses related to the training of LEA staff such as training materials, publications, periodicals, memberships, CalRecycle trainings, solid waste management conferences, and related costs).
  • Transportation (expenses related to inspections such as maintenance of LEA¬† vehicles, fuel expenses, and mileage).
  • Expenses related to preparation of the Final Report and the Final Payment Request during the Report Preparation Period identified in the Milestones table above.

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GrantWatch ID#: 171643

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The grant amount is established from a base grant award of $15,000 per jurisdiction plus additional grant funds based on population and the number of permitted, active solid waste facilities in each LEA jurisdiction.

Term of Contract:

Grantee may incur costs after July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants are limited to CalRecycle certified Local Enforcement Agencies pursuant to Public Resources Code, Section 43200 and Title 14, California Code of Regulations, Chapter 5, Article 2.1, LEA Certification Requirements.

The grantee shall not be:
(a) In violation of any order or resolution not subject to review promulgated by the State Air Resources Board or an air pollution control district.
(b) Out of compliance with any final cease and desist order issued pursuant to Water Code Section 13301 for violation of waste discharge requirements or discharge prohibitions.
(c) Finally determined to be in violation of provisions of federal law relating to air or water pollution.

For information about ineligible costs, see the following link:

Pre-Application Information:

- May 13, 2022: Application Due Date (Customer service will only be provided until 4:00 p.m. on the application due date.)
- June 13, 2022: Secondary Due Date--Resolution if it was not submitted with the application
- June 2022 (tentative): Grants Awarded

Applications must be submitted via the Grants Management System (GMS). Access to GMS is secured, so applicants will first need to create a WebPass account. Once WebPass has been activated, applicants will use their email address and password to sign in.

The grantee shall request reimbursement in accordance with the procedures described in the Procedures and Requirements.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Applicants who are unable to access GMS or need assistance may send an email to or contact Maria Elena Kennedy at

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