Oregon Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oregon Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste rules: Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-083 to 340-097

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Solid waste transporters:

Permits and fees: OAR 340-097-0001, OAR 340-097-0110, and OAR 340-097-0120

Notification: OAR 340-097-0110

Storage vehicles: OAR 340-093-0210

Collection and transfer vehicles: OAR 340-093-0220

Waste tire transporters: OAR 340-064-0055 to 340-064-0080

Permit applicability: OAR 340-064-0055

Fees and financial assurance: OAR 340-064-0055(10), OAR 340-064-0055(12), and OAR 340-064-0063

Reports and recordkeeping: OAR 340-064-0063(7) and OAR 340-064-0063(8)

Operations: OAR 340-064-0063

Regulatory Agencies

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Quality Division

Local health departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oregon's rules for solid waste management require that solid waste be disposed of at solid waste disposal sites, following state and federal regulations. See the state section SOLID WASTE for more information on general solid waste requirements. Anyone who transports solid waste out-of-state must obtain a permit and pay per-ton fees. Oregon also has specific requirements for the storage of solid waste in vehicles and for solid waste collection and transfer vehicles.

Oregon also has rules for the transportation of waste tires.

Local health departments develop plans for solid waste disposal on the local level.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers and enforces the state's solid waste rules. Local health departments regulate solid waste transporters on the local level.

State Requirements


Permits and Fees

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