City Of Santa Maria Dump Hours

7 AM–4 PM

Department FAQs

Santa Maria Dump Hours: A Comprehensive Guide

Are you in need of waste disposal services in Santa Maria? Look no further! This comprehensive guide will provide you with all the essential information you need to know about the city’s dump hours, locations, and regulations.

Dump Hours and Locations

The City of Santa Maria operates two dump sites:

  • Main Dump (Alisal Road)
    • Monday-Friday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    • Saturday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    • Sunday: Closed
  • Orcutt Dump (Foster Road)
    • Monday-Friday: 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    • Saturday: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    • Sunday: Closed

Accepted Materials

The dumps accept a wide range of materials, including:

  • Household trash
  • Yard waste
  • Construction debris
  • Appliances
  • Electronics
  • Furniture


Dumping fees vary depending on the type and quantity of materials you are disposing of. Please refer to the City of Santa Maria website for specific fee information.


To ensure the safety and efficiency of the dumps, certain regulations are in place:

  • All vehicles must be weighed before and after dumping.
  • Commercial vehicles may require a permit.
  • Hazardous materials, such as paint, batteries, and chemicals, are not accepted.
  • Dumping outside of designated hours is prohibited.

Additional Information

  • Recycling: The City of Santa Maria offers curbside recycling services. For more information, visit the Utilities Department website.
  • Bulky Item Pickup: The Utilities Department provides bulky item pickup services for large items that cannot be disposed of at the dumps.
  • Household Hazardous Waste: The City of Santa Maria hosts periodic household hazardous waste collection events. For dates and locations, visit the Utilities Department website.

Contact Information

For any questions or concerns regarding the City of Santa Maria dumps, please contact the Utilities Department:

By following these guidelines, you can ensure that your waste disposal experience in Santa Maria is safe, efficient, and compliant with local regulations.

7 AM–4 PM

Utilities Department

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