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Penalties » What is the Penalty for Illegal Dumping in Ventura County, California?
If you dump garbage, waste, or other material on public or private property in Ventura County, California, it could cost you plenty.
Similarly, it is also a violation of Penal Code 374.3 to “place, deposit, or dump” the following materials on any of the property described above:
The penalties upon conviction for a violation of Section 374.3 in Ventura County are as follows:
If the court finds that the waste matter placed, deposited, or dumped was used tires, the fines listed above will be doubled.
Larger Quantities Illegally Dumped = Much Larger Penalties
If you are convicted of illegally dumping “commercial quantities” of waste in Ventura County, the penalties are significantly greater and can include jail time. Penal Code Section 374.3(h)(1).
“Commercial quantities” means “an amount of waste matter generated in the course of a trade, business, profession, or occupation, or an amount equal to or in excess of one cubic yard.”
A conviction for illegal dumping of commercial quantities of waste is a California misdemeanor. Penalties can include up to six months in Ventura County Jail and the following fines:
If you are facing charges of illegal dumping in Ventura County, it can cost you a lot of money and land you in jail if you are convicted. We can help. Call one of our experienced Ventura County criminal defense attorneys today to discuss your case.
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