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Waste Permits

The Public Works and Waste Management Department's Waste Enforcement Officers canvas neighborhoods and commercial areas to ensure that residents and business owners are in compliance with Miami-Dade County Code.


Waste Enforcement Officers are responsible for the secure transportation and delivery of debris to permitted solid waste disposal facilities.

General Hauler Permit

Any person engaged in the business of solid waste collection, removal or transport for hire or salvage, or any person engaged in the business of recyclable materials collection, removal or transport for hire or salvage must obtain a general hauler permit. If you have other questions about your warning or citation, please contact the Enforcement Division at 305-514-6700.

Landscaper Permit

Any person engaged in the business of creating or maintaining landscaped areas, including tree trimming and tree removal is required to obtain a landscaper permit. This permit is required if a landscaper wants to access the Neighborhood Trash and Recycling Centers for disposal of clean yard trash or obtain a discounted rate for clean yard trash at any Public Works and Waste Management disposal facility.

The permit is intended for routine lawn and tree maintenance, not land clearing and is valid from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30 each year. There is no prorating of fees for permits that are not purchased or renewed at the beginning of the program year.

Waste Tire/Hauler Permit

Any person that is either principally or partially engaged in the selling, trading or otherwise transferring of new, used or waste tires within Miami-Dade County, whether such transactions are for cash, barter or without consideration. Any person transporting five or more waste tires for hire within Miami-Dade County.

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