Houston Health Department

Special Waste Service Companies


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Information for Transporters

Application review process: Applications must be complete and submitted with all required documents before vehicles can be scheduled for inspection.

All drivers and vehicles must arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled appointment time. If a driver is late, the appointment will be rescheduled for a later date.

Permitted service companies List (December 2019)

Transporters: Required Documents
  • Photocopies of drivers licenses for all owners, managers and drivers
  • Evidence of financial responsibility for each vehicle and trailer
  • A City of Houston Waste Transportation Permit Bond for $150,000 or Pollution Liability coverage of $1,000,000
  • Photocopy of the Texas Commission On Environmental Quality Letter of Registration

Transporter Application (2020)

Fees

City of Houston fee schedule

Transporter Forms

Pressure Washer Information

In order to obtain a permit for pressure washing, all equipment (booms, mats and recovery systems) must be tested by the City of Houston to ensure that all wastewater will be recovered and storm drains are protected. Company name and telephone number must be on both sides of the company vehicle in 3” lettering.

Pressure Washer: Required Documents
  • Photocopies of drivers licenses for all owners, managers and drivers
  • Evidence of financial responsibility for each vehicle and trailer

Pressure Washer Application (2020)


Information for Biological Pretreatment Companies

Applications must be complete and returned with all required documents before vehicles can be scheduled for inspection.

All drivers and vehicles must arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled appointment time. If a driver is late, the appointment will be rescheduled for a later date.

Biological Pretreatment Companies: Required Documents

  • Photocopies of driver licenses for all owners, managers and drivers
  • General liability of $500,000

Biological Pretreatment Application (2020)

Fees

City of Houston fee schedule