Franchise Solid Waste

Franchise Hauler Application (MyGov)

  • Persons in the business of collecting, transporting, or disposing of construction, demolition, compactor, bulk waste, recyclable materials or special wastes produced in the City, as a primary business, shall first obtain a nonexclusive franchise from the City.
  • Franchise holders shall only use ten cubic yard or larger roll-offs, or compactors for the collection, transporting, or disposing of waste.
  • Franchise holders shall only collect, transport, or dispose of construction, demolition, compactor, bulk waste, recyclable materials or special wastes from commercial or industrial service units.
  • Franchise holders may place a roll-off or compactor on a commercial or industrial service unit site with a valid Location Site Permit that was obtained by the property owner.
  • Franchise holders are only permitted to place a roll-off on a construction site at any place determined by the general contractor for which there has not been issued a certificate of occupancy, except said receptacle, shall not be placed on the public right of way, easements, or public sidewalks.
  • Franchise holders may place a roll-off on a residential property with a valid City building permit for the sole purpose of collection and disposing of construction or demolition waste.
  • All waste produced within the City of Wichita Falls that is accepted at the City's Type 1 landfill must be disposed at the City Landfill 
  • How to Apply for a Franchise 
    • Visit  MyGov 
    • Create an Account or Login
    • Select "Credentials Manager"
    • Select "Solid Waste Hauler Franchise"
    • Fill in all required fields and upload mandatory documents.
  • Franchise Fee is $250 per year and $500 per vehicle per year. Fee will be paid by Check or Cash and must be paid prior to approval.
  • How to determine if a service unit, residential or commercial, has a valid building permit or Location Site Permit
    • Visit  MyGov 
    • Select "Address Lookup"
    • Select "Permits"
  • Monthly Report Form (DOC, PDF) - Due the 15th of every month for the previous month of each Franchise year.
  • Annual Report Form (DOC, PDF) - Due September 15 for the previous 12 months of the Franchise.