WA State Licensing: Waste tire storage site owner

Waste tire storage site owner

Requirements

A Waste Tire Storage Site Owner endorsement is required of any business with outside storage of more than 800 tires which are no longer suitable for their original purpose. You will also need:

  • A permit from the County Health Department where the site is located.
  • and
  • Financial assurance sufficient for hiring a third party to remove the maximum number of tires permitted to be stored at the facility and deliver the tires to a facility permitted to accept the tires.

Post your license

A license must be posted at each location where the licensee operates. You may not begin this business activity until you receive a Business License listing the required endorsement.

How to apply

Online

Complete a Business License Application online and pay with E-check or a MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express credit or debit card (gift cards cannot be used). Note: The credit/debit card option is provided to you by a private, non-state vendor that will impose a 2.5% convenience fee for the service.

By mail

  1. Complete the following
  2. Mail your completed forms with a check or money order payable to “Department of Revenue” for the fees to:

    State of Washington
    Business Licensing Service
    PO Box 9034
    Olympia, WA 98507-9034

Fees

Specialty endorsement Fee
Waste Tire Storage Site Owner $250 per location
($50 non-refundable)
Other fees that may apply Fee
Registering your business name as trade name $5
Business License Application $19 (non-refundable)

Laws and rules

WAC 173-350-350: Solid waste handling standards

Regulatory questions

Isaac Standen
Department of Ecology
Waste 2 Resources
Phone: 425-649-7104
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/tires/index.html