The Court receives frequent complaints about illegal dumping and littering in the communities of Franklin County. The Environmental Division hears littering, dumping, solid waste, and refuse related cases filed within Franklin County and the City of Columbus. These cases are brought to the Environmental Division by the Environmental Crimes Task Force, Columbus Police, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Metro Parks, ODNR, Columbus Division of Refuse and other local law enforcement agencies.
Reports for dumping, littering, environmental crimes, refuse, solid waste on private property, code enforcement issues, or other waste issues can be made anonymously. Be as descriptive as possible and include the location and description of the issue. Requests will be forwarded to the appropriate agency.