Solid Waste Management Program

Solid Waste Management Program's Permits

Solid Waste Disposal Area Construction Permit

Regulated Activities The construction of solid waste disposal facilities accepting waste from any commercial, industrial, recreational or governmental operation or from more than one residence. Certain limited solid waste disposal activities may be exempt from permit requirements [Reference 10 CSR 80-2.020 (9)(A) and (B)].
Fees The application fee is $2,000. The applicant also must reimburse the department for all reasonable costs incurred by the department in the course of the permit review, to a maximum of $8,000.
Required Documents Completed application form, site geologic and hydrologic approval from the Missouri Geological Survey, design and operating plans and specifications, demonstration of compliance with all applicable local planning and zoning requirements, closure financial assurance instrument and history of past environmental violations. In addition, a water pollution permit will be required and an air pollution permit may be required.
Length of Permit Coincides with the disposal area's anticipated life.
Average Processing Time Ten to 12 months.
Public Participation Public notice and public hearing required.
Applicable Statutes RSMo 260.200 through 260.345.
Applicable Rules 10 CSR 80-1.010 through 80-4.010 and 80-11.010.

Solid Waste Disposal Area Operating Permit

Regulated Activities The operation of solid waste disposal area.
Fees Not applicable.
Required Documents Quality assurance/quality control documents and owner certification form. A post-closure financial assurance instrument.
Length of Permit Coincides with the disposal area's anticipated life.
Average Processing Time 60 days.
Public Participation Not applicable in most cases.
Applicable Statutes RSMo 260.200 through 260.345.
Applicable Rules 10 CSR 80-2.020.

Solid Waste Processing Facility Construction Permit

Regulated Activities The construction of solid waste processing facilities. These are facilities such as incinerators, material recovery facilities and transfer stations where solid wastes are salvaged, processed or treated. Certain limited solid waste processing activities may be exempt from permit requirements [Reference 10 CSR 80-2.020 (9) (A)].
Fees The application fee is $1,000. The applicant also must reimburse the department for all reasonable costs incurred by the department in the course of the permit review, to a maximum of $4,000.
Required Documents Completed application form, design and operating plans and specifications and history of past environmental violations. In addition, air pollution or water pollution permits may be required.
Length of Permit Coincides with the facility's anticipated life.
Average Processing Time Six to 12 months.
Public Participation Public notice required.
Applicable Statutes RSMo 260.200 through 260.345.
Applicable Rules 10 CSR 80-1.010, 80-2.010, 80-2.020, 80-2.080 and 80-5.010.

Solid Waste Processing Facility Operating Permit

Regulated Activities The operation of solid waste processing facilities.
Fees Not applicable.
Required Documents Quality assurance/quality control documents and owner certification form.
Length of Permit Coincides with the facility's anticipated life.
Average Processing Time 60 days.
Public Participation Not applicable in most cases.
Applicable Statutes RSMo 260.200 through 260.345.
Applicable Rules 10 CSR 80-2.020.

Infectious Waste Processing Facility Construction Permit

Regulated Activities The construction of off-site infectious waste treatment or processing facilities. If the treatment or processing facility is a hospital as defined in Chapter 197, RSMo, it may be exempt from permit requirements.
Fees The application fee is $1,000. The applicant also must reimburse the department for all reasonable costs incurred by the agency in the course of the permit review, to a maximum of $4,000.
Required Documents Completed application form, design and operating plans and specifications and history of past environmental violations. In addition, air pollution or water pollution permits may be required.
Length of Permit Coincides with the facility's anticipated life.
Average Processing Time Six to 12 months.
Public Participation Public notice required.
Applicable Statutes RSMo 260.200 through 260.345.
Applicable Rules 10 CSR 80-2.010, 80-2.020, 80-2.070, 80-5.010 and 80-7.010.

Infectious Waste Processing Facility Operating Permit

Regulated Activities The operation of infectious waste processing facilities.
Fees Not applicable.
Required Documents Quality assurance/quality control documents and owner certification form.
Length of Permit Coincides with the facility's anticipated life.
Average Processing Time 60 days.
Public Participation Not applicable in most cases.
Applicable Statutes RSMo 260.200 through 260.345.
Applicable Rules 10 CSR 80-2.020.

Scrap Tire Processing Facility Permit

Regulated Activities Processing (bailing, shredding, cutting, chipping or otherwise altering) scrap tires for recycling, resource recovery or disposal. A permit is required if more than 24 tires are on site at any time.
Fees The permit application fee is $200 and the applicant must reimburse the department for all reasonable costs incurred by the department in the course of the permit review to a maximum of $2,000. If both a site and processing permit are required and applied for simultaneously, only one permit fee and one permit review fee will be charged.
Required Documents Completed application form, site and operational plans, closure plans, inventory information forms and contingency plans. Inventory of unprocessed scrap tires cannot exceed the number that can be processed in six months and the inventory of processed tires cannot exceed two times that of the unprocessed tires. Estimated inventory shall be based upon the capacity of the processing equipment or on the volume processed in the previous year. In addition, a permit from the Water Pollution Control Program may be required. All required materials are to be submitted to Missouri Department of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Program, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0176.
Length of permit Issued for life of facility, but can be reopened for review or modification.
Average Processing Time Two to 12 months.
Public Participation Not required.
Applicable Statutes RSMo 260.200 through 260.345.
Applicable Rules 10 CSR 80-8.050.

Scrap Tire Hauler Permit

Regulated Activities Hauling scrap tires for consideration or commercial profit. A person who is hauling tires that have been generated at their own business or residence is not required to obtain a permit to haul scrap tires, provided that such transportation is done using their own employees and vehicles.
Fees The permit application fee is $100
Required Documents Completed application form. All required materials are to be submitted to the department’s regional office nearest the applicant.
Length of permit 1 year
Average Processing Time Two to 4 weeks
Public Participation Not required
Applicable Statutes 260.200 through 260.345
Applicable Rules 10 CSR 80-8.030

Scrap Tire End-User Registration

Regulated Activities The use of scrap tires as a fuel, fuel supplement or converted into a useable product, including baled or compressed tires used in structures, recreational facilities or for erosion control. If more than 100 scrap tires are used for any purpose, they must be part of an engineered structure and be approved first by the department. (See table below for beneficial use approval.)
Fees None.
Required Documents Completed registration form. Inventory of unprocessed scrap tires cannot exceed the number that can be used in six months and the inventory of processed tires cannot exceed two times that of the unprocessed tires. All required materials are to be submitted to Missouri Department of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Program, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0176.
Length of Registration Issued for life of facility.
Average Processing Time One to 4 weeks.
Public Participation Not required.
Applicable Statutes RSMo 260.200 through 260.345.
Applicable Rules 10 CSR 80-8.060.

Scrap Tire Beneficial Use Approval

Regulated Activities: Use of over one hundred scrap tires for any purpose must be part of an engineered structure and be pre-approved by the department.
Fees: None
Required Documents: A written request for approval including a legible plat map that shows the proposed location of the project, a written description of how the tires are to be stored when not being used for their intended purpose, a proposed method for preventing the tires from burning, including prevention of the spread of fire to surrounding structures and property; a proposed method of vector control, a plan for disposal of the scrap tires in the event they are no longer used for their intended purpose, and proof of property ownership. Dependent upon project type, documentation initially submitted or other factors, additional information may be required.
Completed application form NA
Length of Approval: Issued for life of facility
Average Processing Time: Two to 6 months
Public Participation: Not required
Applicable Statutes: 260.200 through 260.345
Applicable Rules: 10 CSR 80-8.060