"Large composter operation" is a composting operation that does not meet the definition of small composter operation. Co-composters and facilities that accept sewage sludge for composting are large composter operations.
"Small composter operation" is a composting operation that:
(a) has less than two acres of active working area;
(b) accepts less than 10,000 cubic yards annually; and
(c) produces less than 1,000 tons of compost annually; and either:
(i) accepts primarily yard waste, with a maximum of 25% barn or farm waste, by weight; or
(ii) accepts primarily farm or barn waste.
Click on a link below to open the application form. The form may then be completed online, printed, and mailed with all required attachments to the address below.
Permitting & Compliance Division
Waste and Underground Tank Management Bureau
Solid Waste Program
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620-0901
Compost License Application:
- Class II Solid Waste Management System License Application (Large Composter)
- Small Composter Operation License Application
- Solid Waste Management System License Transfer Application (Large)
Compost License Renewal:
Application Review Fee
Annual License Fee
|Large Compost Operations||$3,600||$1,800||$0.00||$480|
|Small Compost Operations||$0||$0||$0.00||$0|