The site is open to the public Monday through Sunday, seven days a week, except for the seven major holidays (New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.)

Hours of operation for the facility (including hours open to public and commercial haulers, and working hours for facility staff) are as indicated below.

Monday through Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Open to Public & Commercial Haulers
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Facility Waste Staff Hours
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Facility Recycle Staff Hours
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Transfer Trailers
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
CLOSED TO
TRANSFER TRAILERS
Household Hazardous Waste
CLOSED
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CLOSED

The Chicago Grade Landfill is located at 2290 Homestead Road in Templeton, California.

QUICK DIRECTIONS FROM SOUTHBOUND HIGHWAY 101:

  1. Take the VINEYARD EXIT in Templeton
  2. Turn right on Vineyard, proceed over Hwy. 101 and Salinas River Bridge
  3. Turn right on Templeton Road
  4. Turn left on South El Pomar
  5. Turn right on Homestead Road. Chicago Grade Landfill is located on the left-hand side.

QUICK DIRECTIONS FROM NORTHBOUND HIGHWAY 101:

  1. Take the Morro Bay/Hwy 41 exit
  2. Make a left at the exit
  3. Proceed to the stop light at El Camino Real, and go straight thru the
    intersection.
  4. You will now be heading out of town on Highway 41 East.
  5. Homestead Road is approximately 2 miles away, on the left side of the
    highway.
  6. Landfill entrance is on the right.

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