A Georgia Scrap Tire Carrier Bond is a type of surety bond  required by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Environmental Protection Division (EPD) for anyone who transports scrap tires within the state. The bond amount is $10,000 for carriers transporting 5,000 tires or less per month and $20,000 for carriers transporting more than 5,000 tires per month. The cost of the surety bond is usually between 1% and 3% of the bond amount, subject to a minimum premium and fees of $150. Surety1 will shop its many markets to procure the right price at the right terms.

How to Get a Georgia Scrap Tire Carrier Bond

At Surety1.com we make it easy to obtain this surety bond. Our simple, three step process is:

  1. Complete the easy to navigate and secure online application1
  2. Review the free, no obligation quote from one of Surety1’s professional surety bond agents, usually within one business day.
  3. Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium

Once these steps have been completed, the Georgia Scrap Tire Carrier Bond will be shipped to the bond applicant.
1 -The name of the applicant on the surety bond application must match exactly the full legal business name of applicant for the license. 

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How to Get a Scrap Tire Carrier License

In Georgia, a Scrap Tire Carrier is any person or business engaged in picking up or transporting scrap tires not otherwise exempted, for the purpose of removal to a specific destination:

  • Scrap Tire Processor: A facility that breaks down or modifies scrap tires for further use (e.g., fuel, mulch).
  • End User: An entity that utilizes scrap tires for a specific purpose after processing (e.g., playground surfacing, artificial reefs).
  • Disposal Facility: A landfill or other authorized location for final disposal of scrap tires.

To obtain a Scrap Tire Carrier License in Georgia, you’ll need to follow these steps through the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD):Georgia Scrap Tire Carrier Bond

  1. Financial Assurance: Secure a Georgia Scrap Tire Carrier Bond. The bond amount depends on your anticipated scrap tire volume:
    1. $10,000: For carriers transporting up to 5,000 tires per month.
    2. $20,000: For carriers transporting more than 5,000 tires per month.
    3. You can obtain the bond from Surety1.com
  2. Permit Application: Download and complete the “Tire Carrier Permit Application” from the EPD website here: https://epd.georgia.gov/document/document/tire-carrier-permit-application/download.
  3. Required Information: The application will require details such as:
    • Applicant Information (business name, owner names, etc.)
    • Business Location(s)
    • Description of Scrap Tire Transportation Activities
    • List of Approved Scrap Tire Processors, End Users, or Disposal Facilities You’ll Utilize
  4. Submit Application Package: Mail the completed application form along with the original surety bond to the EPD’s Waste Reduction Unit.

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Important Notes:

The information provided above is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.  Do not rely solely on the information presented here as a substitute for professional legal counsel.

How to Get Your Georgia Scrap Tire Carrier Bond

  1. Complete an online application. It’s free and no-obligation.
  2. One of our surety experts will contact you with a firm quote and an agreement to sign.
  3. Provide payment and your signed agreement, and then you will receive your Surety Bond!

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