- Before applying for a license to operate
municipal solid waste please read instructions and application.
Municipal Solid Waste per KRS 224.01-010 Municipal solid waste is defined as “household solid waste and commercial solid
waste”. “Household solid waste means solid waste, including garbage and trash
generated by a single and multiple family residences, hotels, motels, bunk
houses, ranger stations, crew quarters, and recreational areas such as picnic
areas, park and camp grounds, but it does not include tire derived fuel”.
Furthermore, “Commercial solid waste’ means all types of solid waste generated
by stores, offices, restaurants, warehouses, and other service and
non-manufacturing activities, excluding tire-derived fuel and house hold and
industrial solid waste”.
- Municipal Solid Waste license holders must
obtain liability insurance on each vehicle in which Municipal Solid Waste will
be transported in. Liability coverage must be in compliance with KRS 281.655
- The application that follows is for municipal solid waste transporters only.
For other types of solid waste permits, please contact the EEC Division of Waste Management at (502) 564-6716
Apply for a Municipal
Solid Waste License
following Application for License to Operate Municipal Solid Waste
Transportation Vehicle(s) for a new license or additional vehicles. TC 95-18
If your company is transporting
Municipal Solid Waste from outside of Kentucky into the state, you must
provide a “Consent to Service” document with this application.
information about “Consent to Service”, please see KRS 224.43-380
If you need a copy of a blank form, please call (502) 564-1257 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org