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Status of Local Solid Waste Management Plans (LSWMP)

As of January 2022 there are 35 local planning units (LPU) with approved plans, 2 have been issued approvable letters, 20 are in the process of developing an approvable plan, and 12 have plans that are expired or have not yet submitted an LSWMP. DEC has categorized the status of the local solid waste management plans in six groups as follows:

  • Approved LSWMP
  • Approvable Letter Issued
  • 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 and is working with planning units that are in various stages of development related to their solid waste management plans. Under these circumstances, DEC considers solid waste management facilities receiving waste from those planning units to be compliant with Part 360 regulations. In circumstances where this is not the case, DEC will make affirmative contact with the appropriate facilities.

Region Planning Unit LSWMP Status ***
Region 1 - DEC Town of Babylon Comments issued
Town of Brookhaven Comments issued
Town of East Hampton Comments issued
Fishers Island Waste Management District Approved through December 31, 2028
City of Glen Cove Comments issued
Town of Hempstead Comments issued
Town of Huntington Approved through December 31, 2026
Islip Resource Recovery Agency Approved through December 31, 2028
City of Long Beach Approved through December 31, 2026
North Hempstead Solid Waste Management Authority Expired on December 31, 2012
Oyster Bay Solid Waste Disposal District Approved through December 31, 2029
Town of Riverhead Approved through December 31, 2029
Town of Shelter Island Comments issued
Town of Smithtown Approved through December 31, 2025
Town of Southampton Approved through December 31, 2026
Town of Southold (except Fishers Island) Approved through December 31, 2025
Region 2 - DEC New York City Approved through October 26, 2026
Region 3 - DEC Dutchess County

Approved through December 31, 2021

Comments issued on draft LSWMP

Orange County Comments issued
Putnam County Expired on December 31, 2020
Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority (RCSWMA) Approved through December 31, 2023
Sullivan County Expired on December 21, 2013
Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency (UCRRA) Approved through December 31, 2029
Westchester County Comments issued
Region 4 - DEC Capital Region Solid Waste Management Authority (CRSWMA) Approved through December 31, 2023
Town of Colonie Approved through December 21, 2027
Columbia County Comments issued
Delaware County Approved through December 31, 2027
Eastern Rensselaer County Solid Waste Management Authority (ERCSWMA) Expired on December 31, 2012
Greene County Approved through December 31, 2030
Montgomery County Comments issued
Otsego County Approved through December 21, 2027
Schoharie County Approved through December 21, 2026
Schenectady County Expired on December 31, 2010
Region 5 - DEC Clinton County Approved through December 21, 2028
Essex County Expired on December 31, 2010
County of Franklin Solid Waste Management Authority (CFSWMA) Approved through December 31, 2024
Fulton County Approved through December 31, 2025
Hamilton County Comments issued
Saratoga County Approved through December 31, 2028
Warren County Approved through December 31, 2028
Washington County Comments issued
Region 6 - DEC Development Authority of the North Country (DANC) Approved through December 31, 2025
Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority (OHSWA) Approved through December 31, 2024
Region 7 - DEC Broome County Approved through December 31, 2029
Cayuga County Expired on December 31, 2010
Chenango County Approved through December 31, 2028
Cortland County Approved through December 31, 2024
Madison County Approved through December 31, 2030
Onondaga County (except Skaneateles Town and Village) Approved through December 31, 2024
Oswego County Comments issued
Tioga County Comments issued
Tompkins County Comments issued
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 Comments Issued
Schuyler County Comments Issued
Seneca County Expired on December 31, 2000
Steuben County Approved through December 31, 2030
Wayne County Expired on December 31, 2000
Yates County Expired on December 31, 2000
Region 9 - DEC Allegany County Approved through December 31, 2030
Cattaraugus County Comments issued
Chautauqua County Comments issued
Niagara County Comments issued
Northeast Southtowns Solid Waste Management Board (NEST) Approved through December 31, 2029
Northwest Communities Solid Waste Management Board (NWC) Approved through December 31, 2029

*** If you are unable to access the files on this page, please email planning@dec.ny.gov.

There are 41 municipalities in the State that are not affiliated with a recognized planning unit.

Region Municipality
Region 1 - DEC Town of Oyster Bay
( Non-Solid Waste Disposal District Municipalities consist of the Villages of Bayville, Brookville, Centre Island, Cove Neck, Glenwood-Glen Head, Lattingtown, Laurel Hollow, Matinecock, Mill Neck, Muttontown, Old Brookville, Old Westbury, Oyster Bay Cove, Roslyn arbor, Sea Cliff, and Upper Brookville.
Town of North Hempstead
(Non-participant villages in the Town of North Hempstead Solid Waste Management Authority consist of Great Neck Estates, Great Neck Plaza, New Hide Park, Mineola, Plandome, Plandome Manor, Westbury, and Willston Park).
Region 4 - DEC Town of Berlin
Town of Brunswick
Town of Canaan
Town of Coeymans - Village of Ravena
Town of Grafton
Town of Hoosick
Town of Nassau
Town of North Greenbush
Town of Petersburg
Town of Poestenkill
Town of Sand Lake
Town of Schodack
City of Troy (Approved through December 31, 2028)

Region 7 - DEC

Town of Skaneateles - Village of Skaneateles
Region 9 - DEC City of Buffalo (Approved through December 31, 2028)

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