Governing Law and Regulations
Municipal solid waste:
Municipal solid waste transporter licenses: Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 174.450 and 601 Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) 40:020
Identification, liability insurance and knowledge of laws: 601 KAR 40:020
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 Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Vehicle Regulation
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 Department for Environmental Protection (DEP). These plans include provisions for collection and transportation systems. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (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 areas enforce the rules for municipal solid waste transporters in Kentucky.
MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE TRANSPORTERS
KRS 174.450 and 601 KAR 40:020
Anyone who operates a ...