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Solid Waste Permits
For Household Trash Only !!!
Permits are effective from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
New Permits are ready for immediate use.
Q: Do I Have to Get a Permit?
A: No. You have the option of coming to the landfill located on Brick Kiln Road and using our scale facility. You weigh in and weigh out and pay approximately $0.03 per lb. for what you discarded.
Q: How Do I Get a Permit?
A: There are two ways to get a Permit!
Q: What Do I Need to Get a Permit?
A: You need to bring the registration card for the vehicle(s) you want a permit for. You are allowed two (2) permits per household as long as the two registration cards have the same address. The fee for both permits is $55.00. If you live in another County or State and are within 2 miles of a Transfer Station, the fee will be $165.00. Permits will be pro-rated in January 2013, for a fee of $30.00.
Q: What About Replacement Permits?
A: If a vehicle with a permit is sold or disposed of, or needs a windshield replaced, The permit must be removed. Return it to the Wicomico County Solid Waste Office, at which time you will receive a replacement permit at no additional cost. It will come off (even if it is in pieces). We need the permit returned -- no permit returned, no replacement.
Q: What Does This Permit Not Cover
A: The following are not covered:
The items listed above will not be accepted at any transfer station. They must come to the Landfill on Brick Klin Road and go across the scales and be paid for by weight. The fee is based on $60.00 per ton ($0.03 per lb.). The hours for the scales are: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm - Monday thru Saturday.
Q: What are the General Rules?
A: Once the permit(s) are purchased, they are your responsibility. If they are lost or stolen, Wicomico County will not be held liable. You would need to purchase new permits at the same price of $55.00. The permit must be attached to your windshield. It can be placed on either side of the windshield in the lower corner or on the windshield behind the rear view mirror (as long as it is not in a shaded area). If the permit is not attached to the windshield, you will not be allowed to unload.
The permit is registered to a certain vehicle and the permit number must match that vehicle. They cannot be transferred from one vehicle to another. The Tag Number from the registration card will be put on your permit. We reserve the right to view all registration cards. This permit is for household trash only! Permits found on improper vehicles, or being used to haul commercial trash, are subject to suspension and/or a fine of $100 to $1,000. Commercial being any business; even a business at home such as chicken house, woodworking, farming, etc.
County Executive's State of the County Speech and Report to the People, 2012