FAQ Topic: Programs

Where can I take household hazardous waste?

Marin County has two drop off facilities, one in Marin and one in Novato.  Information detailing what constitutes hazardous waste may be found by visiting one of the following websites: Marin Household Hazardous Waste  Novato Household Hazardous Waste

Where does the Marin County Stormwater Program work?

The County’s Stormwater Program is focused on the unincorporated areas of Marin County.  The County participates in the Marin Countywide Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (MCSTOPPP) which provides a comprehensive approach to stormwater regulatory compliance for all eleven of the cities and towns and the County of Marin.  More information about MCSTOPPP is available on the … Continued

What stormwater requirements are there for new and redevelopment projects in the County?

The County requires stormwater pollution controls during construction and as part of the post-construction conditions.  Pollution prevention must be part of the construction phase of all projects through implementation of effective erosion, sediment and pollution controls at all times.  Pollution prevention is integrated into the final project designs through site design measures and stormwater facilities … Continued

How can I get help if my project requires environmental and regulatory permits?

MCSTOPPP holds monthly coordination meetings with the state and federal regulatory agencies to assist public and private projects with regulatory permitting.   Visit the Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program website, Marin Project Coordination Meetings page to learn more project coordination meetings your project.

How can I keep toxic pesticides out of our waterways?

Visit the Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program website, Eco-friendly Pest Control page to learn more about ways to reduce your use of toxic pesticide use. Additional information is available from our partners at Our Water Our World and Yard Smart Marin.

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