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Content and Liability Disclaimer

The City of Los Angeles and Bureau of Sanitation shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions contained at this Web site, and reserves the right to make changes without notice. Accordingly, all City, Bureau and any third party information is provided "AS IS." The Bureau of Sanitation provides no warranty, either expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. If you find any errors or omissions, we encourage you to report them to the webmaster using the Comments form.


In no event shall the City of Los Angeles or the Bureau of Sanitation be liable for any damages whatsoever, and in particular the Bureau of Sanitation shall not be liable for special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to the Bureau of Sanitation web site or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law or otherwise.


User agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Sanitation and its respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the use of the Bureau of Sanitation Web site.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the City of Los Angeles or the Bureau of Sanitation.

Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Provision of the Data

Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restricted access the next, and the location of items may change as menus, home pages, and files are reorganized. User expressly agrees that use of Bureau of Sanitation's web site is at the user's sole risk. Neither the City of Los Angeles or Bureau of Sanitation nor any of its respective employees warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free.

Feedback Information

Any information provided to the Bureau of Sanitation in connection with the Bureau's Web site shall be provided by the submitter and received by the Bureau on a nonconfidential basis. The Bureau will make every effort to keep information provided confidential, but no warranty or guarantee is given, either expressed or implied. The Bureau of Sanitation shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.

Disclaimer Definition of Terms Used

  • City of Los Angeles - The municipal government of the City of Los Angeles
  • Bureau of Sanitation - A public agency within the City of Los Angeles.
  • Bureau - refers to the Bureau of Sanitation
  • City - refers to the City of Los Angeles

Please note that the terms Bureau and Bureau of Sanitation also includes all Bureaus within the Department of Public Works, including the Board of Public Works.

The Bureau of Sanitation reserves the right to modify this disclaimer at any time and without notice.


External Web Sites Linking to This Web Site

Other Web sites are invited to include links to the Bureau's Web site. While we would appreciate it if you let us know who you are and what part of our site you are linking to, permission is not required.

Links to External Web Sites

The Bureau of Sanitation is a public agency of the City of Los Angeles. As such, the Bureau must avoid any impropriety, or appearance of impropriety, in terms of the information or external links available on its Web site.

The Bureau of Sanitation may, at its discretion, create links to other Web sites that meet the following criteria.

  1. The external link will assist the Bureau in fulfilling its mission.
  2. The external link will provide information of value to Bureau customers.
  3. The organization being linked to is not engaged in any legal or enforcement proceedings with the Bureau.
  4. The external Web site is managed in a professional manner (i.e., fully operational and available most of the time, etc.).
  5. If the external Web site is a commercial site, the site owner is an active partner in one of the Bureau's programs.
  6. The external Web site does not contain information that would offend common standards of decency and propriety.

The Bureau will remove any external link that does not continue to meet these criteria.

External links do not imply any City of Los Angeles or Bureau of Sanitation endorsement of the opinions or ideas expressed therein, or guarantee the validity of the information provided. The user specifically acknowledges that the City of Los Angeles and Bureau of Sanitation is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user.

The Bureau of Sanitation reserves the right to modify these criteria and add/delete links based upon the modification at any time and without notice.


The City of Los Angeles is neither responsible nor liable for any viruses or other contamination of your system nor for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions arising out of your use of the Site or with respect to the material contained on the Site, including without limitation, any material posted on the Site. This site and all materials contained on it are distributed and transmitted "as is" without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The City of Los Angeles is not responsible for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages that may arise from the use of, or the inability to use, the site and/or the materials contained on the site whether the materials contained on the site are provided by the City of Los Angeles, or a third party.

Last updated: August 16, 1999

As a covered entity under TitleII of the American Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accomodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities.