The Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Waste Management District is mandated to establish procedures and enforce regulations concerning matters pertaining to licensing and fees in conformity with the regulations of the Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet.
All persons involved in the business of operating an off-site waste management facility within Jefferson County must be licensed with the District and file a quarterly annual report.
Off-Site Waste Management Facilities are classified and licensed in one or more of the following categories:
- Solid Waste Management Facility other than a landfill
- Waste Disposal Facility other than a landfill
- Recycling Facility
- Composting Facility
Waste Haulers are defined as any public or private waste hauler engaged in the business of hauling waste within Jefferson County and must be licensed with the District and file an annual report.
|Type of Facility||License Fee|
|Landfill||5% per annum of the facility's gross receipts-Paid quarterly|
|Waste Disposal Facilities, other than a landfill or recycling facility||2% per annum of the facility's gross receipts. Paid quarterly|
|Solid Waste Management Facilities||2% per annum of the facility's gross receipts. Paid quarterly|
|Recycling and Composting Facilities||$100 application fee and $100 annual renewal fee|
|Waste Haulers||$100 a year plus $10 per truck, annual renewal fee|
|Automobile Recycler/Junkyard||$300 a year-annual renewal|
Metro Government solid waste collection trucks hauling solid waste to a landfill or transfer station are exempt from the license fees and will not be collected from a landfill or transfer station on solid waste brought into a landfill or transfer station by Metro Government trucks.
To obtain information or to request a license application call 502-574-3571.