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Garbage and Recycling Collection for Professionals - Professional Fee Program


Before you submit your application

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    Engage in an occupation in part of a home in addition to its residential use or be located in a primarily residential building.
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      Be properly licensed and permitted to engage in business activities. Located in a basement or on the first or second floor in the residential portion of the building.
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        Ensure that enrollment in the Professional Fee program does not conflict with any existing contracts with private haulers.
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          List of Permit Fees. More info

            Annual fees are based on the numbers of 20 gallon bags placed out for collection each week:

          • Up to 5 bags = $ 329.89/per year
          • 6-10 bags = $ 612.97/per year
          • 11-15 bags = $ 896.04/per year
          • 16-20 bags = $ 1,179.12/per year
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          List of accepted payment methods. More info
          • Certified Check (Payable to The Department of Sanitation )
          • Money Order (Payable to The Department of Sanitation )
        • Ready to Apply?

          Steps to apply in person:

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          Complete a Professional Fee Program application, available in the Application Materials links section.
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            Submit the completed form and a check or money order to Fiscal Services Department of Sanitation via mail.
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              The Department of Sanitation will review the application and upon approval will send an enrollment certificate that must be displayed at the service location. Applicants that do not meet the program criteria will be notified by the Collection Office and will need to contract with a private carter for waste removal.