Fees & Permits

Commercial and municipal waste haulers must first apply for a permit before any waste can be dumped or materials can be recycled at the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility. Applications and payment can be made at the St. John’s Access Service Centre on the first floor of City Hall, 10 New Gower Street in St. John’s.

The application form is available by clicking here or by visiting the St. John’s Access Service Centre on the first floor of City Hall. Haulers must complete the form for both permits and permit renewals and present the form along with a copy of the vehicle registration, lease or rental agreement in order to obtain a permit.

As of January 1, 2017, the cost of a permit or permit renewal will be $30 per year. Permits must be affixed to the inside of the windshield of the vehicle, on the driver’s side – see Permit Installation.  Permits are non-transferable and are valid for one year from the date of issue. Defaced or unreadable permit stickers must be replaced. If it is unreadable due to fading it will be replaced free of charge, otherwise the replacement cost will be incurred by the waste hauler.

Robin Hood Bay account balances can be paid by credit card from 7 am to 11 pm daily by calling 311.Payments can not be made from 11 pm to 7 am daily or on holidays. Only vehicles with accounts in good standing will be allowed access to the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility.

Tipping fees for waste disposal at Robin Hood Bay are $67.60 per tonne for most waste types including garbage. Tipping fees for source separated recyclables is $20 per tonne. Tipping fees for asbestos is $115 per tonne (Please note: as of April 1, 2017 tipping fees for mixed loads of asbestos will be $230 per tonne. Regular loads of asbestos which has been source separated will remain at $115 per tonne).Tipping fees for rock, concrete, brick, asphalt, and OTR tires are listed on chart below.



6″ minus Free
18″ minus $20.00
18″ $67.60

Concrete & Brick

6″ minus (reinforced or
6″ (reinforced) $20.00
18″ minus (unreinforced) $67.60
18″ (unreinforced) $67.60


6″ minus Free
18″ minus $20.00
18″ $67.60

Off The Road Tires

OTR tires $170

Tipping fees for all waste types are subject to change.

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