If you haul, store, process, or dispose of solid waste for other people, you may need a license from the Waste Management District. 


This applies to:

  • Landfill operators

  • Transfer station operators

  • Recyclers

  • Waste haulers

  • Compost facility operators

  • Automotive recycling dealers

  • Junkyards


To apply for a license, log in or create an account on the Louisville Metro Business Portal


Call 502-574-3571

Email SWMD@louisvilleky.gov

Solid Waste Management Facilities Licensing Ordinance
Automotive Recycling
Dealers and Junkyards 
Licensing Ordinance


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