Louisiana Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Louisiana Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste transporters:

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Vehicle requirements: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:VII.505

Waste tire transporters: LAC 33:VII.10501 to 33:VII.10537

Authorization certificate: LAC 33:VII.10523

Penalties: LAC 33:I.807

Manifests: LAC 33:VII.10533

Sewage haulers: LAC 33:IX.7301

Registration: LAC 33:IX.7301.F.1

Operation and recordkeeping: LAC 33:IX.7301.F.2

Vehicle/containers and transfer point requirements: LAC 33:IX.7301.F.2

Regulatory Agency

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. Transporters of solid waste, waste tires, and sewage in Louisiana must register with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and meet all vehicle requirements. Waste tire transporters must also comply with a waste tire manifest system.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers the solid waste transporter rules in Louisiana and the rules for waste tire and sewage sludge transportation.

State Requirements



Solid waste transporters must submit a transporter notification form and the appropriate fees. An initial fee of $132 is charged for processing the notification, plus an additional fee of $33 per vehicle owned by the transporter. A copy of the notification form is available in Forms in this section.

Vehicle Requirements

LAC 33:VII.505

Vehicles used for the transportation of solid waste must meet the following applicable requirements:

  • All vehicles must comply with the regulations and licensing requirements of the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Development and all ...

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