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Waste Management, Composting & Recycling Permits

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Hazardous Waste
Type of Facility/
Activity & link to more info
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Hazardous Waste Land Disposal Facility
Operating Permits/Post-Closure Permits
A permit is required when hazardous waste is disposed on land, surface impoundments and waste piles. Even tanks (above ground or below ground) which store hazardous waste and have leaked their contents into the surrounding soil and groundwater are considered a "landfill" if all contamination cannot be removed when the tank is closed. Contact NYS DEC Division of Materials Management at 518-402-8652 or contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Hazardous Waste Treatment / Storage Facility Operating Permits Facilities which store or treat hazardous wastes in NY may be required to obtain a permit to do so. Contact NYS DEC Division of Materials Management at 518-402-8652 or contact your DEC regional permit administrator


Radioactive Material
Type of Facility/Activity
& link to more info
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Radioactive Material Release or Disposal If you release licensed radioactive material to the environment you may be required to have a Part 380 Radiation Control Permit.

Contact NYSDEC Division of Materials Management at 518-402-9625

Low-level Radioactive Waste Transporter Permit Transporters of low-level radioactive waste that pick-up from or deliver to facilities in NYS, or that transport low-level radioactive waste in or through NYS, require a Part 381 permit. Transporters who also use their vehicle(s) to haul other regulated wastes will also need a Part 364 Waste Transporter Permit. (See "Waste Transporter Permit" below for details.) Waste Transport Permit Application (PDF) 617 KB



Electronic Waste
Type of Facility/Activity
& link to more info
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Manufacturers Offering Covered Electronic Equipment for Sale
Yes- Registration under the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act (Environmental Conservation Law, Article 27, Title 26) (1) Create a Re-TRAC Connect Online Account and join the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling & Reuse Act Program by visiting https://connect.re-trac.com/registration/nys-dec-program. (2) Once the account has been approved by NYSDEC, the manufacturer will have access to the required online registration form. (3) A manufacturer offering an individual electronic waste acceptance program must also submit a one-time $5,000 registration fee (directions for submittal are on the online registration form). The registration fee is waived for a manufacturer participating in a collective program.
Collective Electronic Waste Acceptance Program Yes- Registration under the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act (Environmental Conservation Law, Article 27, Title 26) (1) Create a Re-TRAC Connect Online Account and join the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling & Reuse Act Program by visiting https://connect.re-trac.com/registration/nys-dec-program. (2) Once the account has been approved by NYSDEC, the collective will have access to the required online registration form. (3) A collective must also submit a one-time $10,000 registration fee (directions for submittal are on the online registration form).
NYS Electronic Waste Collection Site Yes- Registration under the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act (Environmental Conservation Law, Article 27, Title 26) (1) Create a Re-TRAC Connect Online Account and join the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling & Reuse Act Program by visiting https://connect.re-trac.com/registration/nys-dec-program. (2) Once the account has been approved by NYSDEC, the collection site will have access to the required online registration form.
NYS Electronic Waste Consolidation Facility Yes- Registration under the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act (Environmental Conservation Law, Article 27, Title 26) (1) Create a Re-TRAC Connect Online Account and join the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling & Reuse Act Program by visiting https://connect.re-trac.com/registration/nys-dec-program. (2) Once the account has been approved by NYSDEC, the consolidation facility will have access to the required online registration form. (3) A consolidation facility must also submit a one-time $250 registration fee (directions for submittal are on the online registration form).
NYS Electronic Waste Recycling Facility Yes- Registration under the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act (Environmental Conservation Law, Article 27, Title 26) (1) Create a Re-TRAC Connect Online Account and join the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling & Reuse Act Program by visiting https://connect.re-trac.com/registration/nys-dec-program. (2) Once the account has been approved by NYSDEC, the recycling facility will have access to the required online registration form. (3) A recycling facility must also submit a one-time $250 registration fee (directions for submittal are on the online registration form).



Waste Transport
Type of Facility/Activity
& link to more info
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Waste Transporter Permit

Transporters of regulated waste (exclusive of low-level radioactive waste and certain regulated waste eligible for transport under a Part 364 registration) that pick-up from or deliver to facilities in NYS require a Part 364 permit.

Transporters of low-level radioactive waste that pick-up from or deliver to facilities in NYS, or that transport low-level radioactive waste in or through NYS, require a Part 381 permit.

Part 364 Waste Transporter Permit Application (PDF) 617 KB
Waste Transporter Registration Transporters of construction and demolition debris in shipments of greater than 10 cubic yards, or commercial waste in shipments of greater than 2,000 pounds, that pick-up from or deliver to facilities in NYS, require a Part 364 registration. Part 364 Waste Transporter Registration Application (PDF) 357 KB
Waste Transporter Registration Transporters of source-separated household hazardous waste in shipments of 50 pounds or less, or generator-transported regulated medical waste in shipments of less than 50 pounds per month, that pick-up from or deliver to facilities in NYS, require a Part 364 registration. Part 364 Waste Transporter Registration Application (PDF) 357 KB
Recycling Handling and Recovery Facilities
Type of Facility/ Activity & link to more information Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Recyclables Handling and Recovery Facility Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 361-1.4. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Recyclables Handling and Recovery Facility Receiving less than 250 tons per day Yes - A registration is required pursuant to 361-1.3(a) for a recyclables handling and recovery facility that accepts less than 250 tons/day based on a weekly average and generates residue below 15 percent of their intake based on a full year of operation. Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Take Back Sites No - Sites used for collection of recyclables similar in nature to those sold or distributed by the retailer or wholesaler are exempt, if the materials are collected for the purpose of recycling or reuse are exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of Subpart 361-1, pursuant to 361-1.2(a). N/A
Sites operated by government or not for profit organizations that take back consumer goods No - Sites operated by government or not for profit organizations that take back consumer goods for reuse or secondary marketing are exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of Subpart 361-1, pursuant to 361-1.2(b). N/A
Redemption Center Registration Yes - If your non-retail business accepts empty containers for redemption from the public and pays the refund value, you are required to obtain a registration under Part 367. Registration form (PDF)
Organic Waste Management
Type of Facility/Activity & link to more information Do I Need a Permit, Registration or
License?
How Do I Apply?
Land Application and Associated Storage under Part 361-2 A permit is required for:
  • Land application of biosolids;
  • Large septage, or composting toilet residuals, haulers;
  • Land application of industrial waste;
  • Storage of biosolids and other industrial wastes at land application sites.

A registration is required for:

  • Land application of unrecognizable food processing waste
  • Land application of papermill residuals;
  • Land application and/or storage of septage, or composting toilet residuals, from a single hauler using one or two vehicles;
  • Storage of > 20 cubic yards of visually recognizable food processing waste;
  • Manure storage facilities accepting non-contaminated food scraps or food processing waste.
For all land application and associated storage permits and registrations, please contact your DEC regional permit administrator.
Composting and Other Organics Recycling Facilities under Part 361-3

A permit is required for:

  • Composting more than 10,000 cubic yards of yard trimmings per year;
  • Composting more than 5,000 cubic yards (or 2,500 wet tons) of source separated organics per year;
  • Anaerobic Digestion for >50 tons of waste per day;
  • Fermentation of >10 tons of source separated organics per day;
  • Other organics recycling facilities processing >10 tons of source separated organics per day
  • Composting, Anaerobic Digestion, or other recycling technologies for biosolids, septage, or mixed solids waste.

A registration is required for:

  • Composting 3,000 - 10,000 cubic yards of yard trimmings per year;
  • Composting up to 5,000 cubic yards (or 2,500 wet tons) of source separated organics per year (up to 1,000 lbs per week is exempt);
  • Composting road-killed or routine animal mortalities;
  • Anaerobic Digestion on a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) with a Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan (CNMP)
  • Anaerobic Digestion for <50 tons of waste per day
  • Fermentation of ,10 tons of source separated organics per day (up to 1,000 lbs per week is exempt);
  • Animal Feed Facilities processing > 1,000 lbs (or one cubic yard) of food scraps per week.
  • Other organics recycling facilities processing < 10 tons of source separated organics per day (up to 1,000 lbs per week is exempt).
  • Composting more than 10K cubic yards of yard waste/yr;
  • Composting more than 1K cubic yards of source separated organics/year
  • Composting or other processing of biosolids, septage, or mixed solid waste.
For all composting and other organics recycling facility permits and registrations, please contact your DEC regional permit administrator.
Mulch Processing Facilities under Part 361-4

A permit is required for:

  • Mulch processing facilities with > 25,000 cubic yards of material on-site at any time.

A registration is required for:

  • Mulch processing facilities with 10,000 - 25,000 cubic yards of material on-site at any time
For all mulch processing facility permits and registrations, please contact your DEC regional permit administrator.
Construction & Demolition Debris Handling and Recovery Facility (CDDHRF)
Type of Facility/Activity
& link to more information
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Construction & Demolition Debris Handling and Recovery Facility Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 361-5.3. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
CDDHRF - recognizable, uncontaminated concrete or other masonry materials, brick and rock Yes - A Part 360 registration is required for facilities that receive less than 500 tons per day based on a weekly average of recognizable, uncontaminated concrete or other masonry materials, brick and rock pursuant to 361-5.2(a)(1). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
CDDHRF - uncontaminated asphalt pavement or asphalt millings Yes - A Part 360 registration is required for facilities that receive less than 500 tons per day based on a weekly average of uncontaminated asphalt pavement or asphalt millings pursuant to 361-5.2(a)(2). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
CDDHRF - uncontaminated asphalt roofing shingles and roofing paper Yes - A Part 360 registration is required for facilities that receive less than 500 tons per day based on a weekly average of uncontaminated asphalt roofing shingles and roofing paper pursuant to 361-5.2(a)(3). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
CDDHRF - uncontaminated, unadulterated gypsum wallboard Yes - A Part 360 registration is required for facilities that receive less than 500 tons per day based on a weekly average of uncontaminated, unadulterated gypsum wallboard pursuant to 361-5.2(a)(4). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
CDDHRF - unadulterated, uncontaminated wood Yes - A Part 360 registration is required for facilities that receive less than 500 tons per day based on a weekly average of unadulterated, uncontaminated wood pursuant to 361-5.2(a)(5). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
CDDHRF - soil, sand, gravel or rock Yes - A Part 360 registration is required for facilities that receive less than 500 tons per day based on a weekly average of soil, sand, gravel or rock pursuant to 361-5.2(a)(6). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
CDDHRF - restricted-use fill and limited-use fill Yes - A Part 360 registration is required for facilities that receive less than 500 tons per day based on a weekly average of restricted-use fill and limited-use fill pursuant to 361-5.2(a)(7). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
CDDHRF - uncontaminated, source-separated recyclables generated from construction and demolition debris for use under an approved case-specific beneficial use determination Yes - A Part 360 registration is required pursuant to 361-5.2(a)(8) for facilities that receive less than 500 tons per day based on a weekly average of uncontaminated, source-separated recyclables generated from construction and demolition debris for use under an approved case-specific beneficial use determination in accordance with 360.12. Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Waste Tire Handling and Recovery Facility
Type of Facility/ Activity
& link to more information
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Waste Tire Handling and Recovery Facility Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 361-6.4 for facilities that do not meet the exemption or registration provisions of 361-6. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Facilities collecting and storing over 1000 tires Yes - A registration is required pursuant to 361-6.3(a)(1). Requirements of 361-6.3(a)(1)(i)-(ix) must be met. Please contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Facilities selling waste tires Yes - A registration is required pursuant to 361-6.3(a)(2). Requirements of 361-6.3(a)(2)(i)-(vi) must be met. Please contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Facilities with a valid registration with the U.S Department of Transportation as a retreader Yes - A registration is required pursuant to 361-6.3(a)(3). Requirements of 361-6.3(a)(3)(i)-(vi) must be met. Please contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Facilities that store less than 1000 tires at any time No - This is an exempt facility pursuant to 360.14(b)(9). N/A
Facilities that are registered under 361-7 and store less than 1000 waste tires No - This is an exempt facility pursuant to 361-6.2(b). N/A
Metal Processing and Vehicle Dismantling
Type of Facility/Activity & link to more information Do I Need a Permit, Registration or
License?
How Do I Apply?
Motor Vehicle Repair Shops Yes - Motor vehicle repair shops registered with the NYS DMV that store between 26 and 50 end-of-life vehicles on-site at any one time are required to obtain a registration pursuant to 361-7.3(a)(1). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Vehicle dismantling Yes - Vehicle dismantling facilities that receive no more than 25 end-of-life vehicles per year and store no more than 50 end-of-life vehicles on-site at any one time are required to obtain a registration pursuant to 361-7.3(a)(2). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Scrap Metal Processors Yes - Scrap metal processors that store more than 1000 cubic yards of metal are required to obtain a registration pursuant to 361-7.3(a)(3). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Motor Vehicle Repair Shops Yes - Motor vehicle repair shops registered with the NYS DMV that store more than 50 end-of-life vehicles on-site at any one time are required to obtain a registration pursuant to 361-7.3(b)(1). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Vehicle dismantling Yes - Vehicle dismantling facilities that receive more than 25 end-of-life vehicles per year or store more than 50 end-of-life vehicles on-site at any one time are required to obtain a registration pursuant to 361-7.3(b)(2). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Mobile Vehicle Crushers Yes - A registration is required pursuant to 361-7.3(b)(3). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Motor Vehicle Repair Shops No - Motor vehicle repair shops registered with the NYS DMV that store no more than 25 end-of-life vehicles on-site at any one time are exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of 361-7.2(a). N/A
Scrap Metal Processors No - Scrap metal processors that store no more than 1000 cubic yards of metal on-site at any one time are exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of 361-7 pursuant to 361-7.2(b). N/A
Used Cooking Oil and Yellow Grease Processing Facilities
Type of Facility/Activity
& link to more information
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Used Cooking Oil and Yellow Grease Processing Facility Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 361-8.4. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Facilities receiving no more than 500,000 gallons per year for processing Yes - A facility that receives no more than 500,000 gallons of used cooking oil and/ or yellow grease for processing requires a Part 360 registration rather than a permit pursuant to 361-8.3. Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Facilities receiving no more than 1,000 gallons per year for processing No - A facility that receives no more than 1,000 gallons of source-separated used cooking oil and/or yellow grease for processing are exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of 361-8, pursuant to 361-7.2(b), provided that the resultant fuel, feedstock, or ingredient is used only on-site or in facility-owned vehicles. N/A
Navigational Dredged Material Handling and Recovery Facilities
Type of Facility/Activity
& link to more information
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Navigational Dredged Material Handling and Recovery Facility Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 361-9.3. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Facilities that receive navigational dredged material for the purpose of amending the material with portland cement. Yes - A Part 360 registration is required rather than a permit pursuant to 361-9.2. Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Facilities that receive navigational dredged material for the purpose of dewatering on pads or in enclosed geotextile tubes. Yes - A Part 360 registration is required rather than a permit pursuant to 361-9.2. Contact your DEC regional materials management staff


Combustion Facilities and Thermal Treatment Facilities
Type of Facility/Activity
& link to more info
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Municipal Waste Combustor Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 362-1.4. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Solid Waste Pyrolysis Unit Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 362-1.4. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Refuse-Derived Fuel Processing Facility Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 362-1.4. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Facility that combusts or thermally treats waste tires Yes - A facility that combusts or thermally treats waste tires requires a Part 360 registration rather than a permit provided that the feedrate does not exceed 10 tons of waste tires per day and the facility meets the conditions of 362-1.3(a). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Facility that combusts or thermally treats uncontaminated, unadulterated wood Yes - A facility that combusts or thermally treats uncontaminated, unadulterated wood requires a Part 360 registration rather than a permit provided that the feedrate does not exceed 1,400 tons of uncontaminated, unadulterated wood per day and the facility meets the conditions of 362-1.3(b). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Facility that combusts or thermally treats used cooking oil and yellow grease Yes - A facility that combusts or thermally treats cooking oil or yellow grease requires a Part 360 registration rather than a permit provided that the feedrate does not exceed 1,000 gallons per day and the facility meets the conditions of 362-1.3(c). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Facility that stores, prior to combustion, an alternative fuel Yes - A facility that stores, prior to combustion, an alternative fuel authorized by the department pursuant to Part 212 or 227 requires a Part 360 registration rather than a permit provided the facility meets the conditions of 362-1.3(d). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Combustion facility that treats regulated medical waste generated onsite located at and operated by staff of a hospital, residential health care facility, diagnostic treatment center or clinical laboratory No - A facility located at and operated by staff of a hospital, residential health care facility, diagnostic treatment center or clinical laboratory regulated under 10 NYCRR Part 70 that treats regulated medical waste generated onsite is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of 362-1, pursuant to 362-1.2(a). N/A
Facility that combusts an alternative fuel No - A facility that combusts an alternative fuel authorized by the department pursuant to Part 212 or 227 is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of 362-1, pursuant to 362-1.2(c). N/A
Animal Crematories No - Animal crematories, except those that accept regulated medical waste, regulated pursuant to Part 219 are exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of 362-1, pursuant to 362-1.2(b). N/A


Municipal Solid Waste Processing Facilities
Type of Facility/Activity
& link to more information
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Municipal Solid Waste Processing Facility Yes - A permit is required for facilities that perform post-collection separation and/or processing of MSW to recover recyclables or to produce refuse-derived fuel pursuant to 362-2. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Transfer Facilities
Type of Facility/Activity
& link to more information
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Transfer Facility Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 362-3. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Facilities that receive less than 50 tons of waste per day Yes - A facility owned or operated by a municipality, or contracted by or on behalf of a municipality, that receive less than 50 tons of waste per day requires a Part 360 registration rather than a permit provided the facility meets the conditions of 362-3.3(a). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Facilities that transfer waste from vehicle to vehicle No - A facility where waste is transferred from vehicle to vehicle, including truck to train and truck to barge for shipment to another authorized facility is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of 362-3 provided that the criteria in 362-3.2(a) are met. N/A
Facilities that receive less than 20 cubic yards of residential waste per day No - A facility owned or operated by a municipality, or contracted by or on behalf of a municipality, that receive less than 20 cubic yards of residential waste per day for shipment to another authorized facility is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of 362-3 provided that the criteria in 362-3.2(b) are met. N/A
Facilities that receive 5 cubic yards or less of source-separated organic waste per day No - A facility that accepts no more than 5 cubic yards of source-separated organic waste per day for shipment to another authorized transfer or treatment facility is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of 362-3 provided that the criteria in 362-3.2(c) are met. N/A
Take Back Sites No - A facility at a retail or wholesale location used for collection of materials similar in nature to those sold or distributed by the retailer or wholesaler is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of 362-3 pursuant to 362-3.2(d). N/A

Household Hazardous Waste
Type of Facility/Activity & link to more Information Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility Yes - A permit is required for a permanent household hazardous waste collection and storage facility pursuant to 362-4.3. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Yes - HHW collection events require a Part 360 registration rather than a permit so long as the events are held for no more than 24 days within a calendar year and meet the requirements of section 362-4.2. The registration will be valid for one year from the date of issuance. Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Landfills
Type of Facility/Activity
& link to more info
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Municipal Solid Waste Landfill
Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 363-4.

Contact your DEC regional permit administrator

Construction & Demolition Debris Landfill Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 363-4.

Contact your DEC regional permit administrator

Papermill Sludge Monofill Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 363-4.

Contact your DEC regional permit administrator

Industrial Monofill Landfill Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 363-4.

Contact your DEC regional permit administrator

Long Island Landfill (Inside the Deep Flow Recharge) Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 363-4.

Contact your DEC regional permit administrator

Long Island Landfill (Outside the Deep Flow Recharge) Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 363-4.

Contact your DEC regional permit administrator

MWC Ash Monofill Yes - A permit is required pursuant to 363-4.

Contact your DEC regional permit administrator

Land Reclamation Yes - To conduct reclamation of a landfill a Part 360 registration rather than a permit is required pursuant to 363-11.2(a).

Contact your DEC regional materials management staff

Disposal of waste generated from an owner-occupied single-family residence No - Disposal of waste (with the exception of the wastes listed in 363-2.1(a)) generated from an owner-occupied single-family residence provided the disposal occurs on the property where the waste was generated is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of Part 363, pursuant to 363-2.1(a). N/A
Disposal of waste generated from farm-related activities No - Disposal of waste (with the exception of construction and demolition debris and the wastes listed in 363-2.1(a)) generated from farm-related activities provided the disposal occurs on a farm is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of Part 363, pursuant to 363-2.1(b). N/A
An individual grave for the burial of one animal carcass No - An individual grave for the burial of one animal carcass is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of Part 363, pursuant to 363-2.1(c). N/A
Disposal of up to ten road-killed animals in the right-of-way of a public highway No - Disposal of up to ten road-killed animals in the right-of-way of a public highway is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of Part 363, pursuant to 363-2.1(d). N/A
Disposal of drill cuttings generated by air/water based drilling methods, overburden, and tailings No - Disposal of drill cuttings generated by air/water based drilling methods, overburden, tailings, and other similar mining and drilling waste is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of Part 363, pursuant to 363-2.1(e) when generation and disposal occur at the same mine or well location subject to regulation under Parts 420-425 and 550-559. N/A
Burial of no more than ten cubic yards of religious items No - Burial of no more than ten cubic yards of religious items, limited to paper, parchment, leather, and fabric, is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of Part 363, pursuant to 363-2.1(f). N/A
Tree Debris Disposal Facility No - A tree debris disposal facility, except those located in Nassau or Suffolk counties, meeting the conditions in 363-2.1(g) is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of Part 363, pursuant to 363-2.1(g). N/A
Disposal of recognizable, uncontaminated concrete or concrete products, asphalt pavement, brick, glass, rock, and general fill from construction and demolition activities No - A facility, except those located in Nassau or Suffolk counties, meeting the conditions in 363-2.1(h) where wastes consisting of recognizable, uncontaminated concrete or concrete products, asphalt pavement, brick, glass, rock and general fill from construction and demolition activities is accepted for disposal is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of Part 363, pursuant to 363-2.1(h). N/A
Disposal of waste generated by state or municipal highway projects and managed on highway rights-of way or municipally owned properties No - A facility, except those located in Nassau or Suffolk counties, meeting the conditions in 363-2.1(i) where waste consisting only of recognizable, uncontaminated concrete or concrete products, asphalt pavement, brick, glass, rock, general fill, and restricted-use fill from construction and demolition activities generated by state or municipal highway projects and managed on highway rights or way or municipally owned properties is accepted for disposal is exempt from the permitting and registration requirements of Part 363, pursuant to 363-2.1(i). N/A


Medical Waste
Type of Facility/ Activity
& link to more information
Do I Need a Permit, Registration
or License?
How Do I Apply?
Storage of Radiological RMW at a Radio-pharmacy

Yes. Registration is required pursuant to 365-2.3(a).

Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Generator On-site Treatment of less than 500 pounds per month

Yes. Registration is required pursuant to 365-2.3(b).

Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
A Healthcare Facility That Treats, Stores or Disposes RMW from Other Generators Registered to Self-transport to the Facility, or are not Operated by the Healthcare Facility

Yes. Registration is required pursuant to 365-2.3(c).

Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
A Facility that Treats, Stores or Transfers RMW which is not Exempt or Subject to Registration under Sections 365-2.2 and 365-2.3 Yes. A permit is required pursuant to 365-2.4. Contact your DEC regional permit administrator
Storage of OIW at the Site of Generation if more than 30 days Yes. Registration is required pursuant to 365-3.3(a). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
OIW Storage and Transfer Locations Other than the Site of Generation Yes. Registration is required pursuant to 365-3.3(b). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff
Temporary Treatment Devices Used for 90 days or less to Treat OIW at the Site of Generation Yes. Registration is required pursuant to 365-3.3(c). Contact your DEC regional materials management staff