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Status of Local Solid Waste Management Plans

As of April, 2016 there are 16 planning units with approved plans. 33 planning units have submitted a draft Local Solid Waste Management Plan (LSWMP), which are currently either under review by the Department, or in various stages of review by the local planning units. The remaining19have plans that are expired and have not yet submitted a revised LSWMP. DEC encourages all planning units with expired or expiring LSWMPs to initiate efforts to develop successor plans.

Region Planning Unit LSWMP Status
Region 1 - DEC Town of Babylon No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Town of Brookhaven Under review
Town of East Hampton In review phase
Fishers Island Waste Management District Expired December 31, 2015
City of Glen Cove In review phase
Town of Hempstead Under review
Town of Huntington Expired December 31, 2015
Islip Resource Recovery Agency Under review
City of Long Beach Under review
North Hempstead Solid Waste Management Authority In review phase
Oyster Bay Solid Waste Disposal District Under review
Town of Riverhead In review phase
Town of Shelter Island Under review
Town of Smithtown Under review
Town of Southampton Under review
Town of Southold (except Fishers Island) Expired December 31, 2015
Region 2 - DEC New York City Approved through October 26, 2025
Region 3 - DEC Dutchess County Approved through December 31, 2021
Orange County In review phase
Putnam County Approved through December 31, 2020
Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority (RCSWMA) Approved through December 31, 2023
Sullivan County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency (UCRRA) Under review
Westchester County Under review
Region 4 - DEC Capital Region Solid Waste Management Authority (CRSWMA) Approved through December 31, 2023
Town of Colonie Expired December 31, 2015
Columbia County (except Canaan) Expired December 31, 2015
Delaware County In review phase
Easter Rensselaer Count Solid Waste Management Authority (ERCSWMA) No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Greene County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Montgomery County Approved through December 31, 2016
Otsego County Approved through December 31, 2016
Schoharie County Approved through December 31, 2016
Schenectady County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Region 5 - DEC Clinton County In review phase
Essex County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
County of Franklin Solid Waste Management Authority (CFSWMA) Approved through December 31, 2020
Fulton County Approved through December 31, 2021
Hamilton County Under review
Saratoga County Under review
Warren County In review phase
Washington County In review phase
Region 6 - DEC Development Authority of the North Country (DANC) Under review
Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority (OHSWA) Approved through December 31, 2020
Region 7 - DEC Broome County Under review
Cayuga County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Chenango County Under review
Cortland County Approved through December 31, 2024
Madison County Approved through December 31, 2020
Onondaga County (except Skaneateles Town and Village) Final draft LSWMP approved
Oswego County Under review
Tioga County Under review
Tompkins County Under review
Region 8 - DEC Chemung County Approved through December 31, 2025
GLOW Region Solid Waste Management Committee In review phase
Monroe County Approved through December 31, 2025
Ontario County Approved through December 31, 2023
Orleans County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Schuyler County In review phase
Seneca County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Steuben County Under review
Wayne County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Yates County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Region 9 - DEC Allegany County Under review
Cattaraugus County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Chautauqua County Under review
Niagara County In review phase
Northeast Southtowns Solid Waste Management Board (NEST) No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Northwest Communities Solid Waste Management Board (NWCB) No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted

There are 14 municipalities in the State that are not yet members of a recognized planning unit.

Region Municipality
Region 1 - DEC Town of Oyster Bay
Non-Solid Waste Disposal District Municipalities
Town of North Hempstead
Non-participant villages in the Town of North Hempstead Solid Waste Management Authority
Region 4 - DEC Town of Brunswick
Town of Canaan
Town of Coeymans
Town of North Greenbush
Village of Ravena
Town of Sand Lake
Town of Schodack
City of Troy
City of Watervliet
Region 7 - DEC Town of Skaneateles
Village of Skaneateles
Region 9 - DEC City of Buffalo

Local SWM Plan Development