In accordance with Orange County Code Section 32-214 (a)(1), it shall be unlawful to operate a solid waste management facility without a valid Orange County permit in those areas of Orange County which are subject to the provisions of the Solid Waste Management Ordinance. In general, this includes the following types of facilities:
All solid waste management facilities in unincorporated Orange County, regardless of Zoning District, also require a Zoning Special Exception. The BCC will make the final decision on both the EPD permit and the Special Exception at a concurrent public hearing.
The environmental permitting process involves reviews by the Environmental Protection Division, Development Review Committee, and the Zoning Division.
Permit fees are updated periodically. The latest permit fees can viewed here.
Environmental Protection Division
3165 McCrory Place, Suite 200
Orlando, FL 32803
Phone: (407) 836-1400
Fax: (407) 836-1499
All e-mail sent to this address becomes part of Orange County public record. Comments received by our e-mail subsystem can be read by anyone who requests that privilege. In compliance with "Government in the Sunshine" laws, Orange County Government must make available, at request, any and all information not deemed a threat to the security of law enforcement agencies and personnel.