File a Complaint

File a Complaint

Residents and businesses can file complaints related to nuisance properties, solid waste and recycling collection service or noise. 

Location Matters

Before filing a complaint, please confirm the property or issue in question is located within unincorporated Washington County and not within a city limits.

If the property is located within a City, not unincorporated Washington County, please contact the appropriate City to register your complaint.


Choose one of the options below to submit a complaint:

  • Online form: Submit your complaint online with the form below.
  • Email:  Download one of the below complaint forms, complete report and save file to your computer. Then attach the completed form to an email
  • Fax: Fax a completed form to 503-846-4990.
  • Mail: Send completed for to Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling Program, 155 N. First Ave., Suite 160, MS 5, Hillsboro, OR  97124-3072.
  • Call: If you need assistance with the form please call 503-846-3605.

Online form

Please fill in the information below and click "submit complaint" to send your complaint.

Please include the complete address, if known, and closest cross street or landmark.




Complaint Forms

Nuisance Complaint Form PDF icon

Noise Complaint Form PDF icon

Garbage Service Provider Complaint Form PDF icon

Nuisance conditions such as garbage accumulation and the uncontrolled or uncultivated growth of weeds, brush or grass, can potentially create unreasonable disruption and unsafe conditions for neighboring properties. 

Washington County’s Nuisance Code, Chapter 8.20: Go to "Title 8 HEALTH AND SAFETY" from the left navigation bar. Then click on "Chapter 8.20" for nuisances.

Solid Waste and Recycling Collection Service Complaints

Residents and businesses should first contact their hauler to resolve any service-related issues.
If service issues cannot be resolved through this approach, you may report your concern. To determine if your property resides in unincorporated Washington County, use this interactive tool

Collection service, provided by private companies, is governed by standards outlined in the County's Administrative Rules.

Washington County Solid Waste and Recycling Administrative Rules format-pdf


Noise Complaints

Washington County's Noise Code, Chapter 8.24: Go to "Title 8 HEALTH AND SAFETY" from the left navigation bar. Then click on "Chapter 8.24" for noise control. 

Request document records for nuisance complaint information and other Solid Waste & Recycling Program public records.