Hazardous Waste

All businesses located in Washington County that produce hazardous waste must be licensed. The license period runs from May 1 of the license year through April 30 of the following year.  
  1. Obtain a License
  2. Training & Resources
  3. Forms & Fact Sheets

Washington County hazardous waste licensing forms are designed to help new or unlicensed generators determine if their businesses need a hazardous waste license, assess their hazardous waste management, become compliant with hazardous waste regulations and apply for a license, all without requiring an inspection. 

  1. Complete the initial license application
  2. Pay the fee online according to the fee schedule
  3. Report new wastes within 75 days by completing and submitting a Hazardous Waste Management Plan
  4. Notify Washington County and the MPCAfor the following changes:
    • Business name change
    • Moving/address change
    • Closing
    • Contact information

Application Drop-Off Locations

License Renewal Dates

The license period runs from May 1 of the license year through April 30 of the following year.  Below is the licensing process and important dates for each year.

  • Late December: Renewal portal opens
  • January 31: All renewal information and fees are due

Renew License Online

Click here to renew your license online.

Use the online system to:

  • Submit annual reports electronically.
  • Get real-time access to license information for all operations under the user's control.
  • Add wastes to a license and update all supporting documents, such as test results.
  • Terminate wastes that are no longer generated.
  • Update site contact information.
  • Print copies of licensing documents such as reports, licenses, and invoices.