(a) Purpose - The purpose of this Rule is to
establish the procedures, documentation, and other requirements which will be
followed to establish and maintain the Solid Waste Management Fund (the
(b) The requirements of this
Rule shall apply as specified to owners and operators of municipal solid waste
disposal facilities and incinerators.
Fee Collection - All owners/operators of
municipal solid waste disposal facilities or incinerators shall pay the
appropriate surcharge per T.C.A. 68-211-835(d) to the Department as follows:
Fee Schedule - All fees shall be due and
payable as per the following schedule:
|1. July 1 to September 30
|2. October 1 to December 31
|3. January 1 to March 31
|4. April 1 to June 30
All fees shall be paid by check or other negotiable instrument.
(c) Payment shall be accompanied by a monthly
total of tons for the designated quarter.
(3) Records - The owner/operators of all
municipal solid waste disposal facilities or incinerators shall maintain
written records of waste received in tons. All records for the current month
shall be maintained at the facility and open for inspection by the Department
during normal operating hours. All other records shall be maintained at
suitable office space in order that they may be protected from damage or loss.
These records shall also be open for inspection during normal working hours.
The maintenance site for these records shall be designated on the date of the
first payment to the Department. Any change in location shall be designated on
the payment to the fund. Records shall be maintained for three years. In the
event that records are damaged or destroyed, the amount of waste received for
that month or quarter shall be based on the maximum day on record multiplied by
the number of working days in the month or quarter. Records shall be maintained
on a daily basis organized by month. Waste shall be measured at the gate on a
vehicle by vehicle basis. Each facility must use a standard reporting form
provided by the Department.
Tenn. Comp. R. &
Original rule filed
September 12, 1991; effective October 27, 1991. Amendment filed May 7, 1997;
effective July 21, 1997.
Authority: T.C.A. §§
68-211-107(a), 68-211-111, and 68-211-851.