• All county offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017 for Memorial Day

Deer Lodge Landfill

Tri-County Environmental Health Deer Lodge Solid Waste Board

Deer Lodge Landfill Hours of Operation:
Monday through Saturday
8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

(not open on official county holidays)

As a result of high wind or excessive rain, the Landfill Manager reserves the right to close the landfill without prior notice to the public.

The following rules apply to landfill users:

  1. All loads must be covered or secured to prevent any discarded items from escaping from the transport vehicle.
  2. All loose garbage must be bagged.
  3. Separate the types of garbage:  painted or stained wood, other wood, metals, household waste, tires, etc.
  4. A vehicle entering the landfill site must stop at the landfill office for directions and load inspections.
  5. Dump all materials on or at the pre-designated sites.
  6. Children must be confined to the transport vehicle.
  7. No asbestos or hazardous containing materials are accepted at the Landfill. 
  8. White goods (refrigerators, freezers, other metal appliances) are not assessed fees.

The Deer Lodge Landfill accepts clean, uncontaminated motor oil at the collection site at the Landfill.  Collection schedules are Tuesday through Saturday from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.  This schedule is subject to change without prior notice. 

Construction materials require a landfill fee of $3 per yard. Tickets may be purchased at the Powell County Clerk and Recorder’s office for $9 or $30 per ticket.  These tickets will be punched by the landfill attendant after they estimate the quantity delivered to the landfill.  Local contractors doing business within the District’s boundaries are assessed at $3 per yard of material.  Non-local contractors doing business with the District’s boundaries are assessed at $7 per yard of materialTickets for non-local contractors are also available at the Clerk and Recorder’s office for $35 per ticket.  NO OUT OF DISTRICT CONSTRUCTION WASTE IS ACCEPTED UNLESS THEY HAVE BOARD APPROVAL TO DO SO.

Construction materials include but are not limited to:

  1. Roofing and ceiling materials
  2. Flooring and wall materials
  3. Fencing materials
  4. Insulation, sheetrock and tile materials
  5. Cabinets and cupboards
  6. Dimensional lumber
  7. Concrete, brick and asphalt
  8. Tires ($6 per tire)

The Deer Lodge Landfill can be reached at 560-1387 during the hours of operation should people have questions. 

We ask that good judgment and common sense be used by all persons who wish to utilize the Landfill services.

** The Clerk and Recorder’s office only sells the tickets for the Landfill.  They do not make, interpret or enforce any of the rules. **

Questions concerning the landfill should be directed toward the Board of Directors, which holds meetings on the first Tuesday of March, June, September, and December at 5 p.m. in the Powell County Courthouse conference room.