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.
Mandatory Residential Organics Recycling Senate Bill 1383 (SB 1383) requires both residents and businesses to recycle organic materials. Beginning on January 1, 2022, San Dimas residents will be able to add food scraps to their existing organics cart. Food and yard scraps collected will then be processed into either compost or biogas at an anaerobic facility. For more information about this process, click here.
Getting Started What should I expect?
You will be directed to recycle food scraps with yard trimmings in your existing organics cart
Continue to recycle correctly (see "What goes where?")
Check your lids for instructions on how to use the carts correctly and avoid contamination*
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*New lids with sorting information will be phased in by Waste Management over time.
Counter Top Pails The City of San Dimas Public Works Department will be providing complimentary counter top pails for residents to temporarily store food scraps. Pails will be available for pick-up at City Hall starting January 3, 2022 and only available while supplies last.
Counter top pails can help keep your organics cart clean. Click here to learn more ways to maintain your organics cart.
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