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Refuse Site Permits

2016 Refuse Site Permits

2016 Residential Refuse Permits will be available beginning October 1, 2015. The new permits will be valid from the date of purchase through the end of 2016.
New this year, the permits will utilize a radio frequency identification system (RFID) that will allow the permit to be scanned for validity at each site. This system will allow customers to utilize the same permit for as long as they own the vehicle that it is originally placed on provided they pay the annual fee. The fee is currently $50.00 per year. The RFID system will make replacing a permit much simpler. If a customer requires a replacement permit due to trading a vehicle, loss of a windshield, or an accident, they will be able to do so with a phone call or e-mail to the Landfill office. The RFID will allow a permit to be switched off electronically so that customers will no longer need to return the old permit for a replacement. Customers should also be aware that the new permit will be placed in a new location on their vehicle at the top of the windshield on the passenger side. Details are provided on the receipt that is issued with the permit.
Purchasing online is the fastest way to renew and there is no additional charge for using your credit card online. A permit purchased on line goes in the mail to you the next business day. To order your permit after October 1st sign-in to Payments at
Residents can purchase their 2016 permit by mail, in person at the Landfill on Oakland Sang Run Road, or at the Garrett County tax office. The current fee is $50.00 and payment at either location can be made using cash, check, or money order.
Applications are not mailed out but will be available at all refuse & recycling sites, on-line, the Grantsville Library, the Garrett County Tax Office, and the Landfill office.
Purchasing early will help customers avoid lines and delays at the end of the year. If you need more information or have questions contact the Solid Waste & Recycling office at: 301-387-0322
Persons who maintain a household in Garrett County may purchase an annual refuse site permit for disposal of daily household waste generated from their residence located in Garrett County. This permit may only be used to dispose of normal household waste at the Landfill or refuse & recycling sites. Waste & recycling generated outside of Garrett County is NOT accepted at the County Landfill or at any of the refuse & recycling sites.

Purchase Online

If you owned a sticker in 2015, you may either fill out the PDF or purchase online.

Purchase by Mail or In Person

If you did not own a sticker in 2015, you must fill out this PDF document (Permit Application) and either mail to Garrett County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling, 3118 Oakland Sang Run Road, Oakland, Maryland 21550 or deliver it in person to one of the locations stated below (i.e., County Courthouse or County Landfill Main Office).
Permits may be purchased by mailing the application to Garrett County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling, 3118 Oakland Sang Run Road, Oakland, Maryland 21550.  Permits may also be purchased in person at the Tax Department (Room 107A) in the County Courthouse (Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) and the County Landfill main office at the Oakland Sang Run Road address shown above (Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) (Check this website for "News Articles or New Alerts" describing any change in hours).