Solid Waste Disposal Site Permits

  1. These fees are for facilities not previously permitted and do not apply to permit renewals or expansions of a currently permitted site.
  2. Find the type of permit you desire, below, to determine the amount of the application processing fee. In most cases, the first year’s annual compliance fee will be due at the same time as the application fee (see details in table on reverse).
  3. Submit the application processing fee with the permit application (and compliance fee, if required) for each new permit.
  4. Make your check payable to "Oregon DEQ."
  5. Note: Most permits/registrations are issued for up to 10 years. Short-term projects may qualify for a letter authorization; call DEQ.

Permit and registration application fees

 
Type of Facility

Application Processing Fee

Transfer station or material recovery facility   Reference: OAR 340-097-0120.
​ 1. Receiving over 50,000 tons of solid waste per year: $500
​ 2. Receiving between 10,000 and 50,000 tons of solid waste per year: $200
​ 3. Receiving less than 10,000 tons of solid waste per year: ​$100
Composting facility  Reference: OAR 340-097-0120.
​Environmental risk screening fee ​$150
​Plan review/approval fee
​ 1. Receiving between >100 and <3,500 tons per year ​$500
 2. ​Receiving between >3,500 and <7,500 tons per year ​$750
 3. Receiving between >7,500 and <10,000 tons per year $1,000
 4. Receiving between >10,000 and <50,000 tons per year $2,000
 5. Receiving >50,000 tons per year $5,000
Engineering review fee (if required) $500
​Conversion Technology facilities: ​Reference: OAR 340-097-0120
​ 1. Designed to receive over 7,500 tons of feedstocks per year ​$2,000
 ​2. Designed to receive 7,500 tons or less of feedstocks per year ​$1,500
​Plan review/ approval fee
 ​1. Designed to receive 3,500 tons of feedstock or less per year. ​$1,000
 ​2. Designed to receive over 3,500 tons but not more than 7,500 tons of feedstocks per year. ​$1,500
 ​3. Designed to receive 7,500 tons but no more than 20,000 tons of feedstocks per year. ​$2,200
 ​4. Designed to receive over 20,000 tons but no more than 50,000 tons of feedstocks per year ​$3,000
​​5. Designed to receive over 50,000 tons of feedstocks per year. ​$5,000
Waste Tire Management  
$100 or $250
Reference: OAR Chapter 340, Division 64.
Solid Waste Treatment Facility or Landfill  Reference: OAR 340-097-0110 and 340-097-0120
Municipal solid waste landfill, construction and demolition landfill, incinerator, energy recovery facility, solid waste treatment facility, off-site industrial facility or sludge disposal facility:
 1. Designed to receive over 7,500 tons of solid waste per year: $10,000
 2. Designed to receive less than 7,500 tons of solid waste per year: $5,000
Captive industrial facility: $1,000
Solid Waste Letter Authorization Reference: OAR 340-097-0120(2)(d)
 1. New Site: $500

Permit and registration compliance fees

 
Type of Facility Annual Compliance Fee
Transfer station or material recovery facility: ​Reference: OAR 340-097-0110 (5)(a)(D) and 340-097-0120 (3)
 1. ​Receiving over 50,000 tons of solid waste per year ​$1,000
 ​2. Receiving between 10,000 and 50,000 tons of solid waste per year ​$500
 ​3. Receiving less than 10,000 tons of solid waste per year ​$50
Composting facilities: ​Reference: OAR 340-097-0120 (6)
​Composting Permit
 ​1. Receiving >50,000 tons per year ​$5,000
 ​2. Receiving between >7,500 and <50,000 tons per year ​$1,000
 3. Receiving between >3,500 and <7,500 tons per year $500
 4. Receiving between >100 and <3,500 tons per year $100
Registration Permit $0
Waste Tire Management: Reference: OAR Chapter 340, Division 64
Solid Waste Conversion Technology Facility, Treatment Facility or Landfill: ​Reference: OAR 340-097-0110 and 340-097-0120

When is the fee due?

For the first fiscal year’s operation, the entire compliance fee shall apply if the facility is placed into operation on or before April 1. Any new facility placed into operation after April 1 shall not owe a permit compliance fee until the Department’s annual billing for the next fiscal year. An application for a new transfer station, material recovery facility or composting facility shall include the applicable permit or registration compliance fee for the first year of operation.