Minneapolis Health Department

Public Service Center
250 S. 4th. Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2301

Hazardous Waste Facility Registration

Required by the City of Minneapolis for facilities considered large and small scale hazardous waste producers by Hennepin County Environmental Services.

Hazardous Waste Facility Registration (pdf)

Hazardous Waste Facility Ordinance

46.40.  Permit required. (a) [   Generally.   ] No person may begin operations of a hazardous waste facility without first filing an application and paying the permits fees as established in the director's fee schedule pursuant to section 91.70. Failure to obtain the permit prior to conducting the activity shall be deemed a violation and may result in late fees.  

(b) Permit requirements.  A permit shall not be issued for the operation of a new hazardous waste facility unless a hazardous waste facility application has been submitted along with a hazardous waste site plan, spill pollution prevention plan and application fees. The assistant city coordinator of regulatory services or the assistant city coordinator's authorized agent may require additional information or data deemed appropriate and/or may impose such conditions thereto as may be deemed necessary to ensure compliance with the provisions of this Code for the preservation of public health and safety. 

(1) Hazardous waste facility application.  A written application from the site operator or their authorized representative shall be required for each permit. The application shall identify contact information a narrative of the business and be signed by the owner. 

(2) Hazardous waste site plan.  The site plan shall be drawn to an appropriate scale and shall include sufficient information to evaluate the environmental characteristics of the affected areas, the potential impacts of the proposed hazardous waste facility, and measures proposed to contain spills and releases. 

(3) Spill pollution prevention plan.  The spill pollution prevention plan shall describe what measures, training and equipment have taken place and been purchased to prevent spills from occurring and what measures will be taken to address a release. (85-Or-013, § 1, 1-25-85; 2007-Or-097, § 5, 12-21-07) )

Last updated Sep 25, 2015