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Solid Waste Facility Licensing

Solid waste facilities must have a license from Dakota County to operate. County Ordinance 110 - Solid Waste Management contains license and operation requirements.

Get, modify or renew a license
To get a license application for a new solid waste facility, call the Environmental Management Department at 952-891-7557. To renew or modify an existing license, the facility owner or operator must submit a SolidWasteLicenseApplication.docSolid Waste License Application with supporting documentation, such as proof of insurance and financial assurance, to the Environmental Management Department. Annual license fees apply.

  • Licenses are approved by the Dakota County Board of Commissioners.
  • An application review fee is required and will depend on the type and size of the facility.
  • Licenses will not be granted by the County Board unless approved by the city or township where the facility will be located.


Contact the Environmental Management Department at 952-891-7557 for further information on solid waste facility licensure.

Last updated: 3/5/2014 3:57 AM