Governing Law and Regulations
Municipal solid waste:
Solid waste management plans: Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 224.43-340 and KRS 224.43.345
Municipal solid waste transporter licenses: KRS 174.450 and 601 Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) 40:020
Identification of vehicles transporting municipal solid waste: 601 KAR 40:010 and 601 KAR 40:020
Liability insurance and knowledge of laws: 601 KAR 40:020
Penalties: KRS 174.990
Waste tires: KRS 224.50-850 to 224.50-880
Applicability: KRS 224.50-860
Registration: KRS 224.50-858
Financial assurance: KRS 224.50-862 and KRS 224.50-864
Corrective action: KRS 224.50-866
Recordkeeping: KRS 224.50-874
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (ECC) Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Vehicle Regulation
Solid waste management areas
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Regional solid waste management areas in Kentucky are required to develop solid waste management plans and submit them to DEP. These plans include provisions for collection and transportation systems. KYTC has regulations governing the vehicles used to transport solid waste and license requirements for operators of the vehicles.
Waste tire transporters in Kentucky have requirements concerning financial assurance, registration, corrective action, and recordkeeping.
• Administration and enforcement. DEP's Division of Waste Management administers and enforces Kentucky's rules for waste tire transporters. KYTC's Department of Vehicle Regulation and local solid waste management ...