QUICK INFO

Permit Passes Now Valid Until All Punches Used

The Santa Fe Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approved Solid Waste Ordinance 2014-10. Under Ordinance 2014-10 all residential solid waste 24-punch passes will not expire until all punches are utilized. This applies to all current residential permit passes as well as future permits purchased.

Solid Waste Permit Information

2017 Permit Application

Applications and Permits are available at the following locations:

Santa Fe County Treasurer’s Office

102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 986-6245
Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed holidays

Santa Fe County Public Works Department

424 NM 599 Frontage Road
Santa Fe, NM 87504
(505) 992-3010
Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed holidays

Santa Fe County Satellite Offices

Santa Fe County Satellite Offices Locations and Hours »

You can also download a permit application and bring it to any of the locations mentioned above or you can mail it to the County Treasurer's Office with a check. 

Santa Fe County Treasurer’s Office

102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501

 

Download a 2017 Solid Waste Permit Application

 

Please note the following:

  • Only money orders or checks accepted at Public Works Complex or Satellite Office.  Cash and credit cards are not accepted.
  • Credit Cards are not accepted at any location.
  • Residents are required to sign an agreement that the permit is for personal use and cannot be used by another person or entity.
  • Lost, stolen, or destroyed permits and bag tags will not be replaced by the County.

Solid Waste Permit Options / Fees

Permit Type 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
12 Trip Punch Permit $65 $75 $85 $110 $140
6 Trip Punch Permit $35 $45 $55 $70 $95
1 Trip Permit $15 $16 $17 $18 $19
5 Bag Tags $6 $7 $8 $9 $10

Low Income, Senior or Veteran Discounts

Low Income Discount - Residents with an adjusted gross income less than $24,000 on their most recent federal income tax return shall be entitled to a $5 reduced fee for the 6 Trip Punch Permit and a $10 reduced fee for the 12 Trip Punch Permit.

For residents who may qualify for both the senior and the low-income credit, only the higher credit of $10 will be applied.

Low Income, Senior Citizen, or Veteran Discount - Residents shall be entitled to a $5 reduced fee for the 6 Trip Punch Permit and a $10 reduced fee for the 12 Trip Punch Permit if:

  • They have an adjusted gross income less than $24,000 on their most recent federal income tax return
  • They are 65 years of age or older
  • They are veterans, as verified by the United States Department of Defense DD form 214 of release or discharge from active duty with an honorable discharge or of service-disabled veteran status by the Department of Veterans Affairs. 

In no event shall a resident be eligible for more than one reduced fee.  For example, a resident who qualified for both the Senior and Veteran discount and wanted to purchase a 6 Trip Punch Permit would be entitled to only a single $5 reduced fee.

Permit Punch Information

Permits will be punched according to the following Schedule for Solid Waste Loads