Environmental Programs Division

The City of Dublin is concerned about protecting the environment and safeguarding the public health to create a more sustainable environment for this and future generations.

The City develops, implements, and monitors programs to manage natural resources and hazardous materials, promotes conservation efforts, and administers and enforces many environmental laws. View archives of Environmental Achievements for your information and use.

Report a Spill or Illicit Discharge

The City of Dublin Municipal Code and the Federal Clean Water Act prohibit discharging anything other than rainwater into storm drains.  Call 9-1-1 if you see a spill or an illegal discharge happening.  If the problem is not immediate, call to report it to one of the following agencies:

  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., call City of Dublin Public Works at 925-833-6630
  • Weeknights and weekends, call non-emergency Fire Dispatch at 925-447-4257 
Your anonymity will be protected.

Notice of Update: Adding Chapter 5.34 to the Dublin Municipal Code to Ban Expanded Polystyrene for Use as Disposable Food Serviceware.

On September 3, 2019, Dublin City Council adopted a Resolution introducing Chapter 5.34 to the Dublin Municipal Code to ban expanded polystyrene for use as disposable food serviceware in the City of Dublin. The Ordinance also mandates that city facility users and food vendors use only readily recyclable or compostable disposable food serviceware for prepared food. View the new ordinance. A list of food serviceware providers that offer readily recyclable and compostable products may be found here.