Permit Fact Sheet
- Permit Name
License to Transport Precious Metals Class B(4) Regulated Recyclable Materials
- Purpose of License
Transporter licensing serves to protect public health, welfare, and the environment through the review of a firm's qualifications and competence to transport precious metals that are Class B(4) Regulated Recyclable Materials (RRM). License review includes assessment of an applicant's insurance coverage, driver training program, and emergency response procedures/equipment. Successful applicants will receive a Precious Metals Class B(4) Regulated Recyclable Materials (RRM) Transporters License.
- MassDEP Unit Responsible for License Review
Bureau of Waste Prevention, Business Compliance Division
Hazardous Waste Transporter Program
One Winter Street
Boston, MA 02108
- Who Must Apply
Companies wishing to transport precious metals that are Class B(4) regulated recyclable materials.
- Documentation to Accompany Application
Each permit application for a license to transport precious metals Class B(4) RRM must be accompanied by 11 separate informational attachments. The required information is described briefly in the application form and in some cases, samples and/or blank forms for the required information are attached to the application. Applicants are advised to read the regulations listed to ensure that all the necessary information is included.
- Fees Associated with License
An application fee of $890 is due when the application is submitted. There is no annual compliance fee.
- License Review Timelines
See: Permit Application Timelines and Fees Schedule
- Duration of License
The license is issued for up to five (5) years, provided the applicant remains in compliance with appropriate laws and regulations.
- What Regulations Apply?
Applicable regulations include, but are not limited to:
• Hazardous Waste Regulations, 310 CMR 30.00 (in particular sections 30.010, 30.274, 30.275, 30.400, and 30.800)
• Timely Action and Fee Schedule Provisions, 310 CMR 4.00.
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