Solid Waste Management

ORS 459.235
Applications for permits

  • fees


Applications for permits shall be on forms prescribed by the Department of Environmental Quality. An application shall contain a description of the existing and proposed operation and the existing and proposed facilities at the site, with detailed plans and specifications for any facilities to be constructed. The application shall include a recommendation by each local government unit having jurisdiction and such other information the department deems necessary in order to determine whether the site and solid waste disposal facilities located at the site and the operation will comply with applicable requirements.


The Environmental Quality Commission shall establish a schedule of fees for disposal site permits. Consistent with the policies in ORS 459.015 (Policy), moneys collected under this section shall be used to fund oversight activities related to solid waste disposal sites, including but not limited to policy development, permitting, inspecting, monitoring, enforcement, training, technical assistance, responding to complaints, rulemaking and any other activities that support the safe management of solid waste.


Notwithstanding any other fee or surcharge imposed under ORS 459.005 (Definitions for ORS 459) to 459.437 (Requirements for sale or promotion of mercuric oxide batteries) or 459A.005 (“Opportunity to recycle” defined) to 459A.120 (Use of additional fees), for the disposal of solid waste, in order to encourage the use of suitable material other than virgin material for daily cover at a disposal site, the only fee that may be charged for the disposal of substitute material that is also used for daily cover is the permit fee established under this section. [1971 c.648 §9; 1977 c.37 §1; 1983 c.144 §1; 1987 c.876 §18; 1989 c.833 §154; 1991 c.331 §65; 1991 c.385 §12a; 1993 c.343 §2; 1993 c.560 §§24,24a; 1995 c.281 §1; 2003 c.794 §285; 2015 c.662 §§1,8]


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