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Solid Waste Disposal Site Permits

DEQ issues solid waste disposal site permits that authorize certain solid waste management activities. The following solid waste disposal site permits are issued by DEQ:

  • Composting facility
  • Incineration facility
  • Solid waste treatment facility
  • Conversion technology facility
  • Landfill
  • Transfer station/material recovery facility
  • Energy recovery facility
  • Solid waste letter authorization

Regional Solid Waste Permit Coordinators

If you are applying for a permit, you may need further guidance than can be provided through this website. Please contact the permit coordinator for your region by calling direct or toll-free within Oregon, 1-800-452-4011. 

  • Eastern Region
    Includes Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla (including Milton-Freewater), Union, Wallowa, Wasco, and Wheeler counties

  • Northwest Region
    Includes Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Multnomah, Tillamook, and Washington counties

  • Western Region
    Includes Benton, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties