Oklahoma Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oklahoma Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Transportation of solid waste: Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:515-33-2 to 252:515-33-4

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Used tires: OAC 252:515-21-51

Septage transporters:

Recordkeeping: OAC 252:645-1-2.1

Licenses: OAC 252:645-1-3

Training: OAC 252:645-1-3

Fees: OAC 252:645-9-1

Vehicle requirements: OAC 252:645-1-4

Operation requirements: OAC 252:645-1-6

Disposal: OAC 252:645-1-7

Regulatory Agencies

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division

Local governments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oklahoma has requirements regarding the transportation of solid waste, used tires, and septage.

Administration and enforcement. Local governments are required to provide solid waste collection programs. DEQ and local governments administer and enforce the solid waste transportation rules. DEQ administers and enforces the used tire and septage transporter rules.

State Requirements


OAC 252:515-33-2 and OAC 252:515-33-4

No one may transport solid waste to a disposal facility unless the facility has a currently active permit or other authorization from DEQ to accept solid waste.

Anyone transporting solid waste to a disposal facility must provide an adequate enclosure to prevent waste from spilling, falling, leaking, or blowing en route to the disposal site. The transporter must collect any waste that spills, falls, leaks, or blows from the waste-hauling vehicle.


OAC 252:515-21-51

Anyone who transports more than 10 used tires must have a manifest documenting the proper disposition of the tires. If the used tires are ...

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