The solid waste permit fees are assessed and collected by the department from person(s) that want to construct or operate a solid waste processing facility or solid waste disposal area (landfill) that accepts waste from any commercial, industrial, recreational or governmental operation or more than one residence. These fees are used to fund the department's solid waste management operations, as detailed in the Missouri Revised Statutes, sections 260.200 to 260.345, RSMo.
The application fees are non-refundable and must be submitted with the permit application. Applicants who withdraw their application before the department completes its evaluation are required to reimburse the department for costs incurred in the evaluation. For more information about the permits, visit Solid Waste Landfill Permits and Solid Waste Processing Facility Permits. The current fee rates are outline in section 260.205.5.(6), RSMo, and are as follows:
|Solid Waste Processing Facility Permit Application Fee||$1,000|
|Solid Waste Processing Facility Engineering Review Costs||All reasonable costs incurred by the department, up to a maximum of $4,000|
|Solid Waste Disposal Area Permit Application Fee||$2,000|
|Solid Waste Disposal Area Engineering Review Costs||All reasonable costs incurred by the department, up to a maximum of $8,000|