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Title: Compost Facility Permit
Alternate Title:
Description: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Subject: Waste
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:12:08 PM
Modification Date: 7/18/2019 10:57:11 AM
Agency Name: Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), Minnesota
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is responsible for administering environmental permitting, compliance/enforcement, remediation and outreach programs to help Minnesota protect its environment.
Agency Phone: 651-296-6300
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address:
520 Lafayette Rd. N.

St. Paul
MN 55155

Unit Name: Solid Waste Permitting Unit
Unit URL:
Unit Description:
Unit Phone: 651-296-6300
Unit Fax: Contact person(s): Unit URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:

Must submit engineering design plans.

Obtain local approvals.

Applies to solid waste compost only. Yard waste compost sites are considered permit by rule.

Rules: 7001.0010 - 7001.0210
7001.3000 - 7001.3300
7035.0300 - 7035.0800
7035.2525 - 7035.2655

Statutes: 116.07


Permit Application Form, plus checklists.

The application form and checklists are available at Solid Waste Permitting


No Fees

Period of Issuance:

Up to 5 years; permit may then be reissued.

Length of Determination: 30 days to determine if complete. Up to 180 days or more to determine adequacy of completed application.
Other Info:
Activity: Composting
License Detail URL:

Compost Facilities


Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

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