Reward Program

​Stop illegal dumping by reporting violators. If your tip turns into an arrest or citation, you may be eligible​ for a reward. Here's how:

See it:

  • Report the violator's physical description: Gender, ethnicity, age, hair color, clothing, etc.
  • Report the vehicle: License plate number, color, make and model
  • Report the incident: Time and date, location and type of materials
  • Report any other identifying or incriminating evidence

Report it:

  • Call Sacramento County 311 
  • Local: 3-1-1 (or 916-875-4311 if outside the unincorporated county)
    • TDD: 916-875-7105 
  • Report Online​

​​Eligibility Requirements:​

  • Only materials dumped in public roadways are eligible for rewards.
  • Rewards do not apply to materials dumped on private property.
  • Only illegal dumping that has occurred in areas that are normally serviced by the Sacramento County Department of Waste Management and Recycling are eligible for the reward.
  • Littering does not qualify for illegal dumping rewards 
  • Abandoned vehicles do not qualify as illegal dumping 
  • County employees are not eligible to receive rewards
For more information, contact the Code Enforcement Officer of the Day at (916) 874-7908.