All private haulers that collect, remove, or transport waste, recycling, and/or organic/compost within the City of Austin for a fee must obtain a Private Hauler License (City of Austin Code 15-6, Article 3).

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Get a private hauler license  Hauler for Hire FAQ

TO GET OR RENEW A LICENSE

  1. Complete the Private Hauler License Application (PDF 295KB) or en español (PDF 153KB)  
  2. Submit the application and all of the following to Austin Code:
  • Insurance Certification
  • Annual State of Texas Vehicle Inspection Certification for each Licensed Vehicle
  • Vehicle License Fee (City of Austin Code, 15-6, Section 56) - $395 per solid waste vehicle annually
  • Tonnage Report/Remittance Form - Prior reporting period
  1. Call 3-1-1 for an appointment.

TO ADD A VEHICLE

  1. Complete the Private Hauler License Application Addendum (PDF 80KB) 
  2. Submit addendum and required fee by mail: City of Austin Code Department, Attn: Finance-Private Hauler, PO Box 1088, Austin, TX 78767

LICENSED PRIVATE HAULERS

RESOURCES

AUSTIN AREA LANDFILLS

Lists of private haulers and landfills are provided as a resource without endorsement by the City of Austin.

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