Permit Fee Schedule

Persons who wish to construct or operate a solid waste facility must obtain a permit from ADEQ’s Solid Waste Management Division. A set fee is assessed for activities within the solid waste management permit process for individual permits, general permits or waste tire management permits.

Solid Waste Facility Permit Fees

  • All fees must be paid by check or money order to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.
  • No refund or partial refund of fees will be made.
  • General permits shall be subject to fees as described in Reg. 9.609.

Pre-site Fees:

  • Pre-site fees are due with submittal of the preliminary application.

Application Fees:

  • Application fees are due with submittal of the full application.

Annual Maintenance Fees:

  • Annual fees are due during each calendar year following the issuance of the permit through the calendar year in which the department approves the closure of the facility.
  • Post-closure fees for landfills are due each calendar year the facility maintains a landfill through the calendar year in which the Department places the facility and permit into void status.
  • Use ADEQ’s Invoice Payment System as a fast and secure way to pay invoices online. Enter your invoice number to log in.

Modification and Permit Transfer Fees:

  • Modification and permit transfer fees must accompany the modification or transfer application.
  • Major modification is defined by APC&EC Regulation 22 (Reg. 22.308- Modification of Permits).
  • No fees are required for any facility changing its name, but a name change request must be filed.
  • Permit Modification Application
  • Permit Transfer/Name Change Request Form

Class 1, Class III (3C – commercial, 3N – noncommercial, 3T – tire), and Class 4

Fee Types Class 1
 
Class 3C
(Commercial)
Class 3N
(Non-commercial)
Class 3T
(Tire)
Class 4
 
Pre-site: $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $1,000
Application: $10,000 $10,000 $5,000 $5,000 $1,000
Annual Maintenance: $6,000 $5,000 $3,000 $3,000 $500
Modification:
Capacity Increase or Major Modification: $4,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $1,000
Minor Modification: $3,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $1,000
Permit Transfer: $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Post-Closure: $500 $500 $500 $500 $500

Compost Facility (CO, CY, & CS), Waste Recovery Facility, and Transfer Station

No Pre-site or post-closure fees are required for CO, CY, CS, WRF, or TS permits.

Fee Types Compost
(CO, CY, CS)
Waste Recovery
Facility
Transfer
Station
Application: $900 $900 $900
Annual Maintenance: $450 $450 $450
Modification:
Capacity Increase or Major Modification: $450 $450 $450
Permit Transfer: $500 $500 $500