Objectives To ensure the safety of the public and the environment by enforcing the City Ordinance No. 10037 dated September 13, 2004 pertaining to development near all landfills within the City limits. In addition, some of these landfills have had City involvement and therefore the City has conducted additional investigations.
Location Multiple landfills
Waste Acreage
Operation Dates
Status Monitored Only Site
Type Groundwater Protection Project
Annual Budget
Contact City of Tucson - Environmental Services 520-791-3175
Description The following landfills: 29th Street, Broadway North, Cactus, Columbus, Dragoon, State Pit, and Walnut have had City involvement in the past but today are not owned by the City. Since these properties are currently owned by private interests, the City is not responsible for maintenance or landfill gas monitoring of them at the sites.
Additional Info Where necessary, these landfills are routinely monitored for landfill gas by the private owner with results reported to the Tucson Fire Department as required under the City Landfill Ordinance #10037 adopted by the Mayor and Council on September 13, 2004.
Last Update Tuesday Jun 5, 2012
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  • March 2011
    The City completed the Comprehensive Landfill Investigation report. These landfills are discussed this report. This report is available in the report/attachment section of this website.