Solid Waste Franchise Fee Registration
Who is required to have a Solid Waste Franchise Permit?
All private haulers who remove, collect, or transport for disposal from any commercial establishment or multi-family residential establishment in the Town of Cutler Bay, or All private haulers who haul solid waste over the streets or public right-of-way located within the Town.
How much does a solid waste franchise permit cost?
The initial application and associated fees include a $750.00 franchise fee, a $100.00 per account charge, and a $25.00 per vehicle charge.
Are there any recurring fees?
There is a monthly franchise fee of 17% of gross receipts that is due to the Town of Cutler Bay each month. Additional fees are required for rolloff containers and franchise renewal fees. Please refer to the Solid Waste Franchise Fee ordinance, as amended, for details on all assessed fees and penalties. The ordinance can be accessed from the link below.
What documents must I provide to obtain a solid waste franchise permit?
See attached a check list and all required forms.
How long is the solid waste permit valid?
The solid waste franchise permit is valid for each fiscal year beginning October 1st and ending on September 30th. Courtesy renewal notices are mailed to each registered franchise fee holder and the renewal package must be submitted to the Town before October 1st. Failure to renew in a timely manner may result in late fees and/or revocation of a solid waste franchise. If a franchisee does not receive a courtesy renewal notice, they are still responsible for ensuring that their solid waste franchise is renewed prior to October 1st. Please refer to the Solid Waste Franchise Fee ordinance, as amended, for details on the renewal process and associated fees.
What is the penalty for not having a solid waste franchise permit?
Companies who fail to obtain the required permit will be subject to fines as provided for in the Solid Waste Franchise Fee ordinance, as amended, and may be barred from conducting business within the Town limits. Please refer to the Solid Waste Franchise Fee ordinance, as amended, for details on all assessed fees and penalties. The ordinance can be accessed from the link below.
For the Town Solid Waste Franchise Fee ordinances, click on the links below: