Utah Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid and Hazardous Waste Act, Utah Code Annotated (UCA) 19-6-105 and UCA 19-6-806

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Utah solid waste regulations: Utah Administrative Rules (R)315-301 to 315-320

Waste tires: R315-320-4

Registration: R315-320-4(1) to 315-320-4(7)

Reporting requirements: R315-320-4(9)

Storage in piles: R315-320-4(8)

Regulatory Agency

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control Solid Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Utah has specific state requirements that apply to the transportation of waste tires.

Administration and enforcement. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control administers and enforces the solid waste management rules in Utah.

State Requirements



R315-320-4(1) to 315-320-4(7)

Waste tire transporters in the state of Utah must be registered by the DEQ. To obtain a certificate of registration, transporters must submit a completed application that includes:

  • Business name
  • Address (mailing and site)
  • Telephone number
  • List of vehicles used, including description, license number, VIN number, and name of registered owner
  • Name of business owner and operator
  • List of sites to which waste tires will be transported
  • Liability insurance information, including name of insurer, amount, and policy term

Waste tire transporters must maintain liability coverage for bodily injury and property damage, including bodily injury and property damage to third parties caused by sudden or nonsudden accidental occurrences in an amount not to ...

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements