Solid Waste Disposal Fee & Payment Changes Starting July 1, 2018

Date: April 6, 2018 July 31, 2018
Time: All Day

Ordinance 18-005 amends the Hawai‘i County Code Chapter 20 relating to Solid Waste fees effective July 1, 2018.  The ordinance reduces the annual finance charge from 18% to 12%, amends when the finance charge will be imposed, and increases the tipping fee on July 1 of each year from 2018 to 2022.

Section 20-47(a). Collection of Fees. Shall be amended to read …A finance charge of one percent monthly (annual rate of twelve percent) shall be charged on all balances which are past due.

Section 20-49. Fee schedule.  Shall be amended to

(a) Charge rates shall be established as follows:

(1)   Landfill disposal.

(A) Rate by weight: Dollars per ton prorated accordingly.

Year beginning on July 1 of each calendar year.
2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
$108 $110 $112 $114 $116

(B)  When and if it is impossible or impractical due to power outage, disaster,   or other emergency to determine an accurate weight, rates by vehicle size and volume shall be used:

TYPE I: Light trucks or other vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of less than 10,000 pounds with no more than three cubic yards of refuse charged as dollars per truck.

Year beginning on July 1 of each calendar year.
2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
$65 $66 $67 $68 $70

 

TYPE II: Medium trucks or other vehicles with a gross vehicle weight from 10,000 pounds to 19,999 pounds with no more than six cubic yards of refuse charged as dollars per truck.

Year beginning on July 1 of each calendar year.
2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
$109 $111 $113 $115 $117

 

TYPE III: Large trucks or other vehicles with a gross vehicle weight from 20,000 pounds to 25,999 pounds with no more than nine cubic yards of refuse charged as dollars per truck.

Year beginning on July 1 of each calendar year.
2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
$194 $198 $202 $205 $209

 

TYPE IV: All other trucks or vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 26,000 pounds including commercial refuse hauling trucks or all other vehicles not qualifying as a Type I, II, or III:

  1. Dollars per cubic yard.
Year beginning on July 1 of each calendar year.
2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
$36 $36 $37 $38 $38
  1. Not compacted. Dollars per cubic yard.
Year beginning on July 1 of each calendar year.
2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
$22 $22 $22 $23 $23

      (C) Special Handling: Dollars per truck load or fraction thereof.

Year beginning on July 1 of each calendar year.
2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
$108 $110 $112 $114 $116

For questions regarding your Solid Waste Disposal account, please contact Maliko Tanaka at 808-961-8353 or .  For all other inquiries, please call the Solid Waste Administration at 808-961-8270 or .

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