Permit Procedures and Provisions of the Solid Waste Management Rules
which govern transportation of solid waste.
Application For Transporting Solid Waste Instructions are attached
to the application form. There is a $75.00 application processing
fee which must accompany the completed application. This application may
be filled out on-line and saved or printed. The completed form must be
telecopied, e-mailed or sent via postal mail.
Waste Rejection Report
This report may be filled out on-line and
saved or printed. The completed form must be telecopied, e-mailed or sent via postal
mail within 5 days of rejection. Alternatively, the information may be
called-in to the Division of Waste Management.
Notes Regarding Waste Transportation
New, is the
requirement that if
you are transporting TENORM, typically oilfield related, or waste
contaminated with TENORM, such as filter socks, a TENORM license
which is issued by the
Radiation Control Program is required. This license will be
required before issuance of a Transporters permit by the Division of
A permit is required for all transportation of
solid waste collected
from or delivering to a destination within North Dakota.
field related activity: wastes such as brine, drilling mud, invert
mud, tank-bottom sediment, pipe scale; flyash used for pit
reclamation are all considered solid waste and require a
transporters permit if transported.
Additionally, please note
that under the North
Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Counties, when using a county
road in any of the effected counties, if you are over weight, or
over dimension, or if your vehicle is a Crane, Work-over rig, or a
Construction vehicle, you must have their permit.
A permit is not required for pass-through
transportation, that is, no pick-up or drop-off within North Dakota.
There is an annual permit fee of $25.00 which is due
on July 31 of every year. The Division sends out a reminder letter.
Failure to submit the annual permit fee is a violation of the permit
conditions and is cause for termination of a permit.
Permits are issued for a period of not more than 10
Permits are not transferable.
Permits are required for contractors as well as
For additional information regarding transportation contact Derek Hall by telephone at 701.328.5166
or via e-mail
The EPA revised the
Hazardous Waste Manifest Forms used
to track hazardous waste from a generators site to the site of its disposition.
Handlers of waste may obtain new forms from any source that has registered
with the EPA to print and distribute the form.
- Large quantity generators must submit a copy of the signed manifest within
21 days of the date:
1. When first signed by the generator and transporter;
2. When signed by and received from the designated facility
or alternate facility.
- Small quantity generators and conditionally exempt small quantity generators
are not required to submit manifest copies.
The manifest copies should be sent to:
North Dakota Department of Health
Division of Waste Management
918 East Divide Avenue, 3rd Floor
Bismarck, ND 58501-1947
North Dakota does not have any state-specific waste codes.
For additional information regarding manifesting contact Chris Roob by telephone at 701.476.4121,
or 701.328.5166 or via e-mail.