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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.

Recent Changes to Application Process

Permit Application Fee UPDATE

New Section 361.0675 of the Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC) (House Bill 1331Exit the TCEQ, Texas Legislature, 86th Regular Session) increased the application fee for municipal solid waste permits and permit amendments. Beginning September 1, 2019, the application fee for permits and permit amendments is $2,050.

Site Assessment During Permit Application Review UPDATE

New THSC Subsection 361.088(h) (HB 1435Exit the TCEQ, Texas Legislature, 86th Regular Session) requires the TCEQ to inspect a municipal solid waste facility or site, before issuing, amending, extending, or renewing a permit, to confirm information included in the permit application. A copy of the form TCEQ will use to document the assessment may be viewed using the following link:

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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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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