Solid Waste Permitting

The DNR regulates the construction, operation and closure of facilities and projects that manage, process and dispose solid waste. This website provides information and tools to help facilities with the permitting process, including forms, contacts and information on code requirements.

Full listing of permit types 

DNR Contact:
Amie Davidson
515-725-8307
Amie.Davidson@dnr.iowa.gov

Solid Waste Permitting Web Application

Solid Waste Permitting Web Application

The solid waste application tracks permit amendments, renewals and report submittals for solid waste facilities. The application also contains basic facility information such as permit numbers, facility contacts, project locations and permit expiration dates. All incoming and outgoing documents are converted to an electronic format and are available for public viewing using the Electronic Document Retrieval report.

For specific facility information, please contact a Solid Waste Contacts

Variance Request Form

Pursuant to 561 Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 10, Waivers or Variances from
Administrative Rules, a petitioner must provide comprehensive justification of a proposed request for a waiver or variance to an administrative rule as adopted by the Department.

This form will assist you in providing all pertinent information that is necessary for the Department to grant a waiver or variance. The form must be submitted to the Department and must contain an adequate amount of factual and concise
information. The obligation rests with the petitioner to provide convincing evidence to justify the granting of a waiver or variance. You may provide additional information or attach additional pages if needed. The Department
reserves the right to require additional information to further support request
for a waiver or variance.

LQB Waiver/Variance Request Form (542-0004)

Solid Waste Programs
+ Appliance Demanufacturing
+ Beneficial Use
+ Cathode Ray Tubes (CRT) Collection & Recycling
+ Composting
+ Land Application
+ Land Farming
+ Municipal and Industrial Landfills
+ Regional Collection Centers (RCC)
+ Transfer Stations and Citizen Convenience Center
+ Waste Tire Hauler Registration
+ Waste Tire Storage and Processing Facilities