Annual Facility Reporting Information

NEW: 2014 Forms and Instructions are now available. Please scroll down to the 2014 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:

2014 AFR Instructions  - Same as 2013 instructions. NOTE: Please do not use forms inside the 2013 instructions.

AFR Required Forms
2014 AFR CC & CO Instructions

2014 AFR Flat File Specifications (Same as 2013)

The Off-Site Identification Form is not required for the 2014 AFR.


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



Phone: (800) 618-6942

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


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


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