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Demolition Costs and Regulations

Removing Demolition Waste

Call a licensed hauler (all licensed trash haulers have demo permits)

  • Purchase a yearly Demolition Permit (January through December-not prorated) – $25.00
  • You will be billed $8.00 per cubic yard, plus $0.60 per cubic yard Solid Waste Tax
  • Minimum charge for two cubic yards or less – $17.20 (includes tax)
  • Minimum Use Pass (may purchase 2 per year/not to exceed 4 yards total waste) – $14.00
  • White goods pass (appliances) – $10.00/item

Acceptable Materials

Non asbestos containing materials resulting from the alteration, construction, destruction, rehabilitation or repair of all man-made structures.

Appliances including:

  • Dehumidifiers
  • Freezers
  • Residential Furnaces
  • Dishwashers
  • Gas Rnages
  • Room Air Conditioners
  • Dryer
  • Humidifiers
  • Trash Compactors
  • Electric Ranges
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Washers
  • Food Waste Disposals
  • Refrigerators
  • Water Heaters
  • Small appliances including power tools (with a power cable, no rechargeable tools accepted)

Appliances are to be placed in an upright position to allow for removal of refrigerant.

Machine and metal waste including:

  • Ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • General scraps, pipe, angles, rods, miscellaneous automotive parts
  • Tires (refer to fee schedule for pricing)
  • Lawnmowers
  • Tillers
  • Snowblowers
  • Lawn tractors
  • Snowmobiles
  • Engines
  • Transmissions
  • Gear boxes

All fluids must be drained before being dropped off.

Class II landfill including:

  • Asphalt
  • Metals
  • Bituminous (blacktop, pavement)
  • Molded fiberglass
  • Bricks (excluding fire brick)
  • Packaging material (paper, plastic, banding, etc.)
  • Built-in cabinets that are part of a structure
  • Pallets
  • Carpet (if glued to floor board)
  • Plastic building parts
  • Particle board
  • Plaster
  • Plastic lumber
  • Plywood
  • Cement board (underlayment)
  • Roofing
  • Ceramic Fixtures
  • Siding (aluminum, cement board, steel, vinyl, wood, plastic)
  • Concrete (including re-bar and block)
  • Stucco-plaster
  • Shingles (asphalt, fiberglass, metal, tile, wood)
  • Conduit (metal or plastic)
  • Drain tile (non-asbestos cement, clay, paper, plastic)
  • Tree stumps (grubbing, root balls)
  • Duct work
  • Untreated wood (including mill ends and scraps)
  • Fencing material (galvanized steel, untreated wood, silt fencing, orange plastic guard)
  • Sheet rock
  • Sheeting (wafer board, vapor barrier, plastic sheeting)
  • Felt
  • Tar paper
  • Shredded tire pieces (post-processing, wire with small amount of rubber)
  • Glasss (structure windows or door glass only)
  • Tile (ceramic, floor, ceiling, roof, vinyl)
  • Insulation (fiberglass, mineral wool, polystyrene, newspaper, foam)
  • Wiring (aluminum or copper)

Material from a burned structure that:

  • Had a controlled burn with a pre-inspection
  • Parts of the structure are easily identifiable
  • No ash allowed

Materials Not Accepted

  • Asbestos-containing material
  • Ash from incinerators
  • Ash from burned down structures
  • Car/truck bodies
  • Hazardous waste
  • Rechargeable items (batteries, tools, lights, etc.)
  • Batteries
  • Petroleum contaminated soil
  • Auto glass
  • Household garbage
  • Railroad ties
  • Cardboard
  • Infectious waste
  • Sludge
  • Caulking tupes
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Sewer sludge
  • CRT monitors or televisions
  • Light bulbs (any kind)
  • Sewer sludge compost
  • Empty paint cans

Some of these materials can be recycled at different locations, please call Lake County Solid Waste at (218) 834-8304.