Commercial Septic Tank Cleaners License
Commercial septic tank cleaners must annually apply for and obtain a license from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) before engaging in the commercial cleaning of and disposal of septage from any private waste septic tank or portable toilet in the state of Iowa.
Code Citation IAC 567 – Chapter 68
Who Applies Commercial septic tank cleaners.
When To Apply Initial license: 30 days before the anticipated start of activity. Renewal license: In order to remain valid, a commercial septic tank cleaner license must be renewed by June 30 of each year. Renewal application must be made on a form provided by the department, and must be received by the department or postmarked at least 30 days prior to the expiration date.
Initial Requirements The county Board of Health is responsible for enforcing the licensing standards and requirements.
Duration One year. Renewal: The license period will run from July 1 to June 30 of the following year. The applicant must apply at least 30 days before the expiration date.
Processing Time Two weeks.
Fee Structure The application fee is $150 per year for the first registered vehicle and $50 for each additional vehicle. If the applicant intends to land-apply any septage during the year, there will be an additional application fee of $7 per 1,000 gallons of septage to be land-applied per year. Land application fees shall be based on the previous year\’s records. First-time applicants shall pay a $300 annual land application fee if they propose to land-apply. New license applicants will be charged monthly prorated fees until the next June 30. An invoice will be sent after the application is received and approved.
Renewal Requirements In order to remain valid, a commercial septic tank cleaner license must be renewed by June 30 of each year. Renewal application must be made on a form provided by the department, and must be received by the department or postmarked at least 30 days prior to the expiration date.
Additional Information Commercial septic tank cleaners.
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502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319