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Liquid Waste Transporter Permit

The Liquid Waste Transporter permit regulates the transportation of various types of liquid and solid waste, including hazardous waste, waste oil and oily waste waters, septic and grease trap waste, biomedical waste, spent radiator fluid, photo chemical waste, dry sewage sludge, and other types of non-hazardous industrial waste.

The Liquid Waste Transporter permits needed to protect the environment and the public from improperly handled and transported waste.

How to Apply

This will depend on the type of waste being transported, whether the waste will be stored or treated in any way prior to disposal, etc. It is suggested that other municipal, county, State and Federal Agencies also be consulted to determine which additional permits must be obtained. Please call 305-372-6600 for permit information regarding your circumstance.

A properly completed application will be processed within five days.


There is a flat permit application fee and the monthly fees are based on the amount of waste transported. 
Please see the Fee Schedule.


Operating permits are generally issued for a period of one year with a standard cycle of April 1 through March 31.

For more information, please call 305-372-6600.


All liquid waste transporters shall utilize the eManifest form (paper copy) to collect data from each facility serviced. The following are the latest Single Load Liquid Waste Transporter eManifest forms.

Additionally, all liquid waste transporters are required to submit hauled waste manifest data to DERM online, utilizing the eManifest system. Data shall be submitted monthly on or before the 20th day of each month (e.g. by February 20th for the reporting period January 1 – January 31).

Detailed instructions for the use of the eManifest system are included in the guide below:


If you cannot view PDF PDF files, you can download Acrobat Reader  for free from Adobe Systems, Inc. In order to use PDF files, you must have Acrobat installed on your computer.

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