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Kerala - Obtain Permission for Disposal of Solid Waste

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Apply In-Person:

  1. To obtain permission for disposal of Solid Wastes in person, the proponent has to visit the Regional office of the Kerala State Pollution Control Board.
  2. The Regional Office can be visited or contacted with the help the link given below: Link
  3. Visit the Regional Office and get the Application form or refer the “Documents to use” section in this page.
  4. Please fill the application with information and details as applicable for obtaining permission for Disposal of Solid wastes. Tick mark “Disposal at landfill” option under ‘Authorization required’ part of the application form. Then, it should be attested with the applicant’s signature.
  5. Make sure that you have all the documents that are listed in “Required Documents” section of this page. Attach all the important documents mentioned and those relevant to your need.
  6. Then, it should be submitted at the office of the Kerala State Pollution Control Board which will be further forwarded to the concerned officials. They would check the application and attached documents if there is any deficiency.
  7. Once when all the furnished information is found sufficient by the Engineer or officer concerned, the report shall be submitted to the Board within 24 hours without fail.
  8. After further processes, the hard copy of the signed Authorization order shall be despatched from the Board within a day of approval, to the proponent.

Apply Online

  1. To obtain permission for disposal of Solid Wastes, you have to visit the OCMMS module in KSPCB website using the following link: Link
  2. If you already have an Industry registration, click the “Industrial login” radio button in User login tab and enter the user details, click “Login” button.
  3. Else, make a new registration by clicking on “New Industry Registration” button in the “User Login” tab.
  4. Select “Industries Establishment” radio button. Fill all the fields asked in both the “Industry Details” and “Occupier Details” and click on “Save” button. Your “User ID” and an one time “Password” will be provided which can be changed later. Else, enter the details as per the requirements in the registration module.
  5. Registration details will appear, click on “Print” and save the details for later use. Or the details will be displayed on the top of the screen, note it down.
  6. Then, click “Home” tab at the left side of the page to login. Click on “Industry login” radio button and login using the Username and Password.
  7. After logging in, you will have to change the existing password with a new one and then log in again using the Username and changed password.
  8. In the homepage, click on “Waste Management” tab (present at the top). Then, click on “Apply Authorization” tab on the left side and then select “Municipal Solid Waste” option in the drop-down menu that appears. Application module with required tabs will open.
    • NOTE: The “Apply Authorization” tab is temporarily unavailable.
  9. Please fill the application with information and details as applicable for obtaining permission for Disposal of Solid wastes. Select “Disposal at landfill” check box under ‘Authorization required’ field of the application.
  10. After filling each tab, you will be asked a question whether to save the application as “Completed” or “In Progress”. Select “In Progress” and Click “Save” button, so that the details can be saved and used for filling application in future.
  11. Now, “Documents” tab will be opened. Click “Upload” button to upload the necessary documents by clicking on “Choose File” button. Once all the documents are attached, click “Save“ button and proceed.
  12. If any additional document needs to be added, it can be added in the next page by entering the name of the document in the field provided and clicking “Choose File” button, then “Save” button.
  13. After completing this, click on “Exit” button. Finally, click on “Complete” button and the “Save” button, so that the application is completed and submitted successfully.
  14. After successful submission of the application, it will be taken to the glance of District Environmental Engineer (DEE) for verification and further processes. If the DEE finds any mistake in the application or documents attached, it will be returned to the industry and the industry can find it in the “Completed Application” tab in the OCMMS module.
  15. And if the authorization has been sanctioned, the User can view and download the certificate by clicking on “View Authorization Certificate”.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Copy of Site clearance (local body)
  • Environmental Clearance Proof copy
  • Duly filled application form (Form-I)
  • Lay out map of the site
  • Land alienation order
  • Consent for establishment copy
  • Copy of Agreement between municipal authority and operating agency
  • Documented copy of Investment on the project and expected return

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Kerala State Pollution Control Board,
Head Office,
Pattom P.O.
Thiruvananthapuram – 695004.
Phone: 0471-2318153/54/55/56.
Website: Link Link

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  • Industries applying for the Authorization should possess valid Consent to Establish or Renewal of consent order.
  • The Occupier applying for the authorization must be familiar with the technology selecting criteria for Treatment of solid wastes which is available in the link below: Link
  • The occupier carrying out Disposal of solid wastes should be aware of the act amended on the Management of Solid Wastes. To download, use the link given below: Link


The fees structure or detailed information about the fees for the application authorization can be obtained from the Board Personnel.


The authorization is valid for a period of five years.

Documents to Use[edit]

Application form for the authorization can be found in page number 72 of the following document: Link

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

SPCC or SPCB issue the authorization within a period of sixty days in Form II to the applicant or occupier, on receiving all the information pertaining to the authorization.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type='website'>video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver,
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url '' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.

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  • SPCC or SPCB suspend or cancel the authorization any time, if the local body or operator of the facility fails to operate the facility as per the conditions stipulated.
  • The local body shall be notified prior to the cancellation of authorization.
  • It has to be ensured that applicants should not have submitted applications for Municipal Solid Waste authorization using more than one User Id for the industry location.
  • Any unauthorized change in personnel, equipment or working conditions as mentioned in the application by the person authorized shall constitute a transgression of his authorization.

Required Information[edit]

  • Details of the industry
  • Address and contact Details of the occupier
  • Investment and capital details
  • Date of commissioning
  • Quantity of waste to be disposed

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Need for the Document[edit]

The authorization for Municipal Solid Wastes is essential for Disposal of Solid Wastes with prior permission and oversight of the Pollution Control Board authorities.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

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