License Minnesota

Type V Waste Disposal Operator or Inspector Certificate

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

Agency contact information:

Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), Minnesota
520 Lafayette Rd. N.
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 296-6300 or (800) 657-3864
Dianne Navratil
(651) 757-2599
Contact Info: dianne.navratil @state.mn.us

Website:

Waste

MPCA Online Services


The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is responsible for administering environmental permitting, compliance/enforcement, remediation and outreach programs to help Minnesota protect its environment.

Statutes:

Minn. Stats. 116.41

Rules:

MINNESOTA RULES 7048., 9400.

Forms:

Exam application

Documentation of training and experience

Requirements:

An applicant must complete the spray irrigation seminar within three years of the exam date.

Have at least three months experience as a Type V operator.

Score at least 70% on the written exam.

Inspectors must also have conducted ten (10) inspections at a Type V facility in the presence of a certified inspector.

Fee:

Exam fee - $15

Certification fee (after passing exam) - $15

Renewal fee - $15

Reinstatement fee - $30

Period of Issuance:

Three years.

Length of Determination Process:

Depends on applicant's training and experience and when required courses are offered.

Other Pertinent Information:

Operators of a Type V facility have the option to be certified under the wastewater rules (Minn. Rules 9400) or the waste disposal rules (Minn. Rules 7048). If an operator is certified with a wastewater Class D or higher certification, the operator is not required to be certified as a Type V facility operator.