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Application Forms and Information for Municipal Solid Waste Facilities

Links to information, forms, and checklists for obtaining a permit, registration, or other authorization for managing municipal solid waste.

Delinquent Fees and Penalties Will Affect Application Processing

If delinquent fees or penalties of $25 or more are associated with an applicant's Customer Number (CN), we are required to suspend processing of the application until payment is made. For more information about the protocol and how to find out what is owed, please visit the TCEQ delinquent fees and penalties web page.

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Recent Changes to Application Process

Site Assessment During Permit Application Review

New THSC Subsection 361.088(h)Exit the TCEQ (HB 1435Exit the TCEQ, Texas Legislature, 86th Regular Session), effective September 1, 2019, requires the TCEQ to inspect a municipal solid waste management facility before issuing, amending, extending, or renewing a permit, to confirm information included in the permit application. A municipal solid waste rule amendment, effective October 29, 2020, added the site assessment to 30 TAC 330.73(c)Exit the TCEQ. A copy of the form TCEQ will use to document the assessment may be viewed using the following link:

Updated Rainfall Data

Municipal solid waste permit and registration applications will need to use updated rainfall estimates based on NOAA Atlas 14 for the parts of applications that involve rainfall data.

MSW Application Checklist

An electronic copy of a completed MSW Application Checklist, in Excel format, must be provided with permit, permit amendment, and registration applications submitted on or after September 1, 2018. If you have questions or comments regarding the checklist, please email us at mswper@tceq.texas.gov with the subject MSW Checklist.

Classification of Municipal Solid Waste Facilities

Information and Forms for Type I, IAE, IV, and IVAE Landfills

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Information and Forms for Nuisance and Abandoned Building Landfills ("Monofills")

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Information and Forms for Solid Waste Transfer Stations

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Information and Forms for Low-Volume Transfer Stations and Citizens' Collection Stations

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Information and Forms for Liquid Waste Transfer Stations and Processing Facilities

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Information and Forms for Medical Waste Transfer Stations and Processing Facilities

Visit our medical waste management web page for forms and information about authorizing a medical waste transfer station or processing facility.

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Information and Forms for Facilities that Separate Recyclable Materials from a Waste Stream

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Information and Forms for Landfill Gas to Energy Facilities

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Landfill Mining

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Information and Forms for Modifying an Existing Authorization

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Information and Forms for Temporary Authorization

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Information and Forms for Changing Name or Transferring a Permit or Registration

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Air Quality Permits

Landfills, transfer facilities, and some other municipal solid waste management facilities need to obtain or register for an air quality permit.

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Contact MSW Permits Section

Contact the MSW Permits Section if you have any questions.

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