Annual Facility Reporting Information

NEW: 2015 Forms and Instructions are now available. Please scroll down to the 2015 section. 

NOTE: The Annual Facility Report (AFR) must be postmarked no later than March 1st  of every year covering activities conducted the previous year. Please, DO NOT fax completed reports.

Attention: Hazardous Waste Generators are NOT required to file the Annual Facility Report. If you are not a Treatment, Storage, and/or Disposal Facility, please click here to go to the Biennial Hazardous Waste Report page.

The Department of Toxic Substances Control holds facilities that handle hazardous wastes to high standards of operation. TSDFs are required to report all RCRA and State hazardous waste activities in order to maintain regulatory compliance in accordance with the AFR.

DTSC collects and maintains information via the Annual Facility Report to analyze hazardous waste management activities in the State. DTSC uses the data to identify trends in hazardous waste management and to monitor hazardous waste facilities in California.

A Treatment, Storage, or Disposal Facility (TSDF) is required to file the Annual Facility Report (AFR) pursuant to the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 4.5:


 

2015 FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS

2015 AFR Instructions and Forms

Required Forms:

  • Site Identification Forms (4 pages) - Do not include Addendum page
  • Waste Generation and Management (GM) form(s)
  • Waste Received from Off Site (WR) form(s)

2015 AFR CC & CO Instructions

  • Form CC:Closure & Post-Closure Cost Estimate and Environmental Monitoring Data – Required for active permits.
  • Form CO:Ceased Operating as a Permitted or Interim Status Hazardous Waste Facility (TSDF) or Unit(s) – Required for ceased operating units or facilities.
  • Off-Site Identification (OI) form(s) - Not Required

2015 Hazardous Waste File Specification Guide


PRIOR YEARS: If you are looking for forms from prior years (2014, 2013, 2012), click here.


DOCUMENTATION:

Submit the AFR electronically using the web version, EASITRAK. Print, sign, and mail the Certification page (fourth page of the SI Form) and the Declaration of Electronic Filing Form to:

Department of Toxic Substances Control
Attn: Annual Facility Reports

Via USPS:            

P.O. Box 806
Sacramento, CA 95812-0806

Via UPS/FedEx:   

1001 I Street, 11th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

 

Please also print and retain a copy for your files.


SOFTWARE LINK:

California has transitioned to an electronic system for the filing of your 2015 AFR using the American Resource Management waste reporting software EASITRAK.

EASITRAK offers you a quick and convenient way to file your 2015 Biennial Report. 

EASITRAK Waste Reporting Software - New

http://www.arminc.net/ARM_Home/Default.aspx

2015 EASITRAK Training Manual (Same as 2011)- New

Adobe Acrobat Readeris required to open many of the files, including the report itself.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

Is there a fee to file the Annual Facility Report?

No. There are no fees required. However, failure to comply with State regulations regarding Annual Facility Reports may result in fines and penalties.

Do you mail courtesy notices?

DTSC is not sending a courtesy reminder notice to TSDFs this year.

Do I need to file an Off-Site Identification Form with my Annual Facility Report?

No. California does not require the Off-Site Identification Form.


LINKS TO OTHER SITES

USEPA's National Biennial Report Page

  CONTACT US

Phone: (800) 618-6942
E-mail: brsstaff@dtsc.ca.gov

US Postal Service Mailing Address:

DTSC / Annual Facility Report Attn:
HWTS Business Operations Unit
P.O. Box 806
Sacramento, CA 95812

For Fedex or UPS Only:

DTSC / Annual Facility Reports
Attn: HWTS Business Operations Unit (formerly GISS)
8800 California Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826-3200

 

SOFTWARE
California recommends that TSDF's use  Florida's Department of Environmental Protection Software
Note: The software is 2013 version, and is being used for 2014.
2014 AFR BRState Software
2014 AFR BRState User Manual


TRAINING RESOURCES AND OTHER LINKS

AFR Public Workshop Slides (Updated 02/13/15)

BRState Software Webinar Training

Session 1 - Software Set Up, Set Up User and Report Options   
Session 2 - RCRA Subtitle C Site Identification Forms (Site ID)
Session 3 - Waste Generation and Management Forms (GM)
Session 4 - Waste Received from Off-Site Forms (WR) - TSDF's Only
Session 5 - Error Checking, How to Print, and How to Create a Submission File/ Zip file


ARF Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a fee to file the Annual Facility Report?

No. There are no fees required. However, failure to comply with State regulations regarding Annual Facility Reports may result in fines and penalties.

Do you mail courtesy notices?

DTSC is not sending a courtesy reminder notice to TSDFs this year.

Do I need to file an Off-Site Identification Form with my Annual Facility Report?

No. California does not require the Off-Site Identification Form.

 

Links to Other Sites

USEPA's National Biennial Report Page