Since its incorporation in 1960, the unprecedented growth of San Dimas has transformed the City from an essentially rural area to a well-balanced community offering industrial, commercial, and residential living. In addition to the 1,700 acre Frank G. Bonelli Recreational Area which lies within the City boundaries, there are many parks such as San Dimas Canyon Park, a city-owned golf course (San Dimas Canyon Golf Club), and over 27 miles of equestrian trails for riding. The city services include an extensive recreational program for youth and for senior citizens, and the City boasts a new modern City Hall, with excellent provisions made for County Sheriff and Fire Departments, along with a fine Los Angeles County Library and Engineering Regional Office.
The City of San Dimas is committed to excellence in the planning of the community with due consideration for the physical and social environment. The City Council and all City employees are committed to well-maintained facilities and being responsive to the needs of residents by providing necessary programs.
The City recognizes that its function is to serve the San Dimas residents and businesses and to address their concerns in a cooperative and courteous manner. San Dimas acknowledges that the community has a character that is enhanced by the preservation of its history, historical buildings, and terrain. The City serves as a resource giving all people a sense of belonging to the City through programs, organizations, and activities.
The City of San Dimas has something for everyone. Our goal is to provide inclusive programs and services to foster health and wellness, lifelong learning, and community.
The City of San Dimas keeps you up to date on City projects and smart growth strategies that promote economic growth and sustainability to enhance San Dimas' unique cultural and historical character.
The City contracts with Waste Management (WM) for curbside and business trash collection and recycling. To better assist residents and businesses with their waste and recycling services, WM has developed a website specific to San Dimas. The dedicated site provides useful information such as collection schedules, special events, contact information, and sustainability tips. Click here for more information or call (800) 266-7551.
To access Waste Management services for San Dimas businesses, click here.
Residents may request a curbside pick-up for oversized or overweight household articles, such as stoves, water heaters, rugs, washing machines, and furniture up to 6 times per calendar year. Waste Management will also pick up e-waste, including computers and related equipment, televisions, DVD/CD and game players, and other household electronics. Call (800)266-7551 at least 24 hours in advance of your regular collection to schedule a pick-up. Click here for more information.
Residents who are 65 years of age or older are eligible to apply for a discounted rate through WM by filling out this application. For questions filling out this form, please contact Waste Management at (800) 266-7551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reduce, Reuse & Recycle Directory Do you have items that are recyclable but not sure what to do with them? Several stores in town accept certain items that can be reused or recycled. It is encouraged that you call the store before taking your items. Click here to see the participating businesses.
Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Drives
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (LACDPW) hosts a number of free household hazardous and electronic waste collection drives throughout the year at various locations. To view upcoming events, visit the LACDPW website.
Household Hazardous Waste includes Used Oil, Unused Non-Controlled Medicines, Auto Fluids, Sharps Waste/Medical Needles, Beauty Products, Mercury Thermostats, Paint and Paint Related Products, Auto and Household Batteries, Lawn and Garden Products, Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs, and other similar items.
Electronic Waste includes Microwave Ovens, CD-Players, Computers and Computer Monitors, Small Household Appliances, Cell Phones, Televisions, Stereos, Printers, DVD/DVR Players, VCR’s, and other similar items.
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