Disposal of trash at convenience centers requires a punch or punches from a solid waste punch card or a bag tag. Loads up to 5 cubic yards require one punch on the permit. Loads between 5 and 10 cubic yards: 2 punches. 10-15 cubic yards: 3 punches. Bag tags are valid for any conventional garbage bag. Loads larger than 15 cubic yards are not accepted.
Solid waste permits and bag tags may be purchased in person at these locations only:
You can also download a 2020 permit application and mail it with a check to the Santa Fe County Treasurer's Office, 100 Catron Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501 . DO NOT MAIL PERMIT APPLICATIONS TO ANY OTHER OFFICE.
Three, six, and twelve punch permits may only be purchased by residents of Santa Fe County that live outside an incorporated city. Patrons that reside within incorporated areas may only purchase the 1-trip permit. Bag tags are valid for any conventional garbage bag that does not exceed 30 gallons.
|12 Punch Permit||$110|
|6 Punch Permit||$55|
|3 Punch Permit||$27.50|
|1 Trip Permit||$18|
|5 Bag Tags||$9|
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:
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. For residents who may qualify for both the senior and the low-income credit, only the higher credit of $10 will be applied.
Permits will be punched according to the following schedule for solid waste loads: