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Scavenging & Illegal Dumping
Report scavenging to the Solid Waste Division at (760) 955-5095.
On weekends, evenings, or holidays, please call the Police Department, NON-emergency dispatch number at (760) 956-5001.
Scavenging is the removal of materials from trash and/or recycling bins by someone other than the City’s service provider, Victorville Disposal. Per Victorville Municipal Code Sections 6.36.040 and 6.36.045, scavenging is illegal. We need your help to reduce and discourage scavenging. If you see scavengers, please do not give "permission" to remove materials from carts or bins at your home or business. DO NOT CONFRONT THE INDIVIDUALS. Try to obtain the vehicle license number, car description and individual description and report it to (760) 955-5095.
Illegal dumping is a misdemeanor crime, punishable by fines of up to $1,000 and/or 6 months in county jail. The City of Victorville offers a multitude of programs to dispose of unwanted materials : Household Hazardous Waste, Victor Valley MRF, and Victorville Recycling Drop-off Center . If you have any questions on where to get rid of items, please give us a call at (760) 955-8615.