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Status of Local Solid Waste Management Plans

As of April, 2016 there are 16 local planning units (LPU) with approved plans, 33 in the process of developing an approvable plan, and 19 have plans that are expired and have not yet submitted a revised LSWMP. DEC has categorized the status of the local solid waste management plans in four groups as follows:

  • Comments Issued: Draft LSWMP has been submitted and commented on, however, the LPU has not yet submitted response to these comments or an updated draft LSWMP.
  • Draft Plan received: Draft LSWMP has been received and is under review, no comments have been provided yet.
  • Expired LSWMP's: A new plan has not been submitted by the LPU, however, the LPU had an approved plan at some point.
  • No LSWMP: The LPU has never had a LSWMP approved and has not yet submitted a draft to the department.

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 Draft plan received
Town of East Hampton Comments issued
Fishers Island Waste Management District Expired December 31, 2015
City of Glen Cove Comments issued
Town of Hempstead Draft plan received
Town of Huntington Expired December 31, 2015
Islip Resource Recovery Agency Draft plan received
City of Long Beach Draft plan received
North Hempstead Solid Waste Management Authority Comments Issued
Oyster Bay Solid Waste Disposal District Draft plan received
Town of Riverhead Comments Issued
Town of Shelter Island Draft plan received
Town of Smithtown Draft plan received
Town of Southampton Draft plan received
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 Comments issued
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) Draft plan received
Westchester County Draft plan received
Region 4 - DEC Capital Region Solid Waste Management Authority (CRSWMA) Approved through December 31, 2023
Town of Colonie Draft plan received
Columbia County (except Canaan) Expired December 31, 2015
Delaware County Comments Issued
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 Comments Issued
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 Draft plan reviewed
Saratoga County Draft plan reviewed
Warren County Comments Issued
Washington County Comments Issued
Region 6 - DEC Development Authority of the North Country (DANC) Draft plan received
Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority (OHSWA) Approved through December 31, 2020
Region 7 - DEC Broome County Draft plan received
Cayuga County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Chenango County Draft plan received
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 Draft plan received
Tioga County Draft plan received
Tompkins County Draft plan received
Region 8 - DEC Chemung County Approved through December 31, 2025
GLOW Region Solid Waste Management Committee Comments Issued
Monroe County Approved through December 31, 2025
Ontario County Approved through December 31, 2023
Orleans County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Schuyler County Comments Issued
Seneca County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Steuben County Draft plan received
Wayne County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Yates County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Region 9 - DEC Allegany County Draft plan received
Cattaraugus County No LSWMP or draft LSWMP submitted
Chautauqua County Draft plan received
Niagara County Comments issued
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