Waste Hauler License

Baltimore City Health Code Section 7-221: Hours of Solid Waste Collection

No hauler or any other person may collect solid waste in the city between 11 P.M. and 7 A.M. In addition, no solid waste may be collected within 300 feet of a residential structure during this time, including weekends and legal holidays.

Do I Need a Waste Hauler License?

If you are a Baltimore City resident who occupies the residential property and collects, transports or disposes of solid waste generated by the residential use of that property, you do not require a waste hauler license.

You will require a waste hauler license if you contract with others for the collection, transportation, or disposal of solid waste; or engage in the collection transportation, or disposal of solid waste.

How Do I Apply for a Waste Hauler License?

  1. Bring the registration form for each truck to Environmental Inspection Services at 1001 East Fayette Street, Baltimore MD 21202. ​Registration must include the weight of the vehicle.
  2. Pay the required fee at our customer service counter: $100 for each truck over 7000 lbs., $35 for each truck 7000 lbs. and under. 90-day permits are also available for a pro-rated fee. A solid waste collection company with more than one vehicle must pay $100 for each vehicle, regardless of weight. Dumpsters 2 cubic yards or more are $25 each.

Note: Licenses must be renewed every year. Please click here for an application.

Contact Us:

Phone: 410-396-4428
Fax: 410-396-5986

Mail: Environmental Health, 1001 E. Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Closed on Annual Holidays:

  • January 1, 2018
  • January 15, 2018
  • February 19, 2018
  • March 30, 2018
  • May 28, 2018
  • July 4, 2018
  • September 3, 2018
  • October 8, 2018
  • November 6, 2018
  • November 12, 2018
  • November 22, 2018
  • December 25, 2018

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