GENERAL INFORMATION/PERMIT FEES

Permit applications can be obtained at the Fulton County Department of Solid Waste, 847 Mud Road, Johnstown, NY 12095, (518) 736-5501, or you can download a copy of the Landfill Permit  - which can be faxed back to our office at 518- 762-2859. 

THESE APPLICATIONS DO NOT APPLY TO TRANSFER STATION USERS.

Permit Fees:

  • Base fee of $50.00.
  • Vehicle charge: $25.00 per vehicle registered.
  • Base fee and vehicle charge are annual fees (1/1 - 12/31 annually). Fees ARE NOT prorated for partial year use.
  • Certificate of Insurance required (sample on last page of permit application). Required limits: $500,000.00 minimum automotive liability. The Department of Solid Waste requires that a current certificate be kept on file in the Department throughout the duration of the user's permit.

Tipping Fees at Scale for all Users:

  • $56.00 per ton for construction/demolition waste, commercial waste, industrial waste, and sewage sludge/grit. There will be a     $10.00 service charge assessed for each appliance brought to the Landfill.
  • $25.00 per ton for contaminated soil.
  • $150.00 per ton for asbestos waste.
  • $150.00 for any uncovered load crossing over the scale.
  • $10.00 per ton for commercial recycling delivered to materials recovery facility (MRF).  
  • You can download a more itemized copy of this year's tipping fee schedule.

NOTE: NO PRIVATE CARS OR STATION WAGONS WILL BE ALLOWED TO UTILIZE THE LANDFILL SITE, PER COUNTY LOCAL LAW.

Billing:

  • Department of Solid Waste will bill users twice monthly.
  • Payment is required within 15 days after billing date. 2% interest charges assessed monthly to the past due balance.
  • Non-payment will result in temporary revocation of dumping privileges.

General Rules:

  • All loads must be properly covered during transport.
  • All 55 gallon drums must have the tops/bottoms removed.
  • No hazardous waste will be accepted at the Fulton County Landfill.
  • All industrial waste must be laboratory tested prior to acceptance.
  • Recyclables must be separated from refuse per preparation guidelines see recycling brochure.

Department Operating Hours:

  • 7:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
  • 7:15 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Saturday
  • Click to view the Holiday Schedule 

NOTE: No hand unloading or wet industrial waste after 2:00 p.m. daily, or after 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays. No commercial recycling on Mondays or Saturday.