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Licensing

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:

  • Landfill
  • 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.

FEE SCHEDULE

Type of FacilityLicense Fee
Landfill5% per annum of the facility's gross receipts-Paid quarterly
Waste Disposal Facilities, other than a landfill or recycling facility2% per annum of the facility's gross receipts. Paid quarterly
Solid Waste Management Facilities2% 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.