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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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.
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:
Address (mailing and site)
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 ...