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Article VIII of the Westchester County Sanitary Code monitors, through permits and annual inspections of vehicles, the transportation, collection and removal of septage and refuse throughout Westchester County.

Program application forms and guidelines are provided by the Westchester County Department of Health with the goal of providing direction for a complete application submission to the department when required by the Westchester County Department of Health Codes.

With a complete submission, an effective review and timely issuance of septage and refuse collection permits can be realized.

Regulations

Fees

 

Refuse Collection Vehicles

You are ultimately responsible for having your vehicles inspected by this Department. The following items will be inspected:

  • That the vehicle containers prevent the loss or discharge of offensive material during transportation.
  • That identification of the owner of the vehicle or the business name and address is clearly posted on both sides of the vehicle.
  • For more information/questions regarding refuse collection vehicles call 914-813-5149.

Forms for Refuse Collection

Septage Collection Vehicles

You are ultimately responsible for having your vehicles inspected by this department. Failure to have your vehicles inspected may result in denial of your permit. the following items will be inspected:

  • The condition of the sanitary caps, hoses, sludge tank and sludge pump.
  • That identification of the owner of the vehicle or the business name and address is clearly and permanently posted on both sides of the vehicle.
  • That the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Permit number is displayed in a prominent location on both sides and the rear of each vehicle.
  • For more information/questions regarding septage collection vehicles, call 914-864-7360.

Forms for Scavenger Vehicles

Septage Collector Licensing - individual

Lists of Licensed Businesses

Resources

Contact us for general information, questions or complaints.  You may also call the public emergency number at  (914) 813-5000 24 hours a day, seven days a week.