Granite County Dump Hours: A Comprehensive Guide

Operating hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Philipsburg Transfer Site. Jodi Butler/Supervisor

Solid Waste Department

Are you a resident of Granite County looking for information on dump hours? Look no further! This article provides a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about dump hours in Granite County, including locations, fees, and accepted materials.

Dump Locations and Hours

Granite County operates two container facilities for waste disposal:

  • Philipsburg Transfer Site

    • Address: 74 Flint Creek Way, Philipsburg, MT
    • Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
    • Phone: (406) 859-1002
  • Drummond Transfer Site

    • Address: 24 Sorenson Lane, Drummond, MT
    • Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
    • Phone: (406) 288-0005

Fees and Charges

Granite County charges fees for waste disposal based on the type of waste and the quantity. Here’s a breakdown of the fees:

  • Base Fees:

    • One whole unit (2,000 lbs.): Amount set by Granite County Resolution 2021-4
    • This fee is imposed on each inhabitable structure within the district and is included in property taxes.
  • Overages:

    • Overages for account holders: Same per-ton base rate set by the County Commission.
  • Non-Account Holders:

    • $0.20 per pound on a “pay as you go” basis.
  • Options for Non-Account Holders Who Own Land in Granite County:

    • Pay the base rate for a whole unit (2,000 lbs.)
    • Pay $0.20 per pound on a “pay as you go” basis.
  • “Pay as You Go” Customers:

    • Must pay by cash or check at the time of disposal.
    • Minimum charge: $7.50.

Accepted Materials

The Granite County dumps accept a wide range of materials, including:

  • Household waste
  • Business waste
  • Construction waste
  • Auto tires
  • White goods appliances
  • Salvage metals
  • Automotive batteries
  • Used motor oil

Materials Not Accepted

The following materials are not accepted at the Granite County dumps:

  • Human waste
  • Syringes
  • Asbestos
  • Hazardous materials
  • Trailer loads (without prior notice)

Additional Information

  • Recycling: There is currently no recycling program available through the Granite County Solid Waste Program.
  • Hazardous Waste: A Hazardous Waste Activity Release of Liability Form must be signed by all customers when disposing of construction materials.
  • Unpaid Fees: Unpaid fees owing for more than 90 days will be subject to a tax lien.
  • Appliances and Other Materials:
    • Refrigerators: $10.00 for refrigerant removal per appliance.
    • There is no disposal fee for used oil, batteries, or other white goods and metals.
    • There is no disposal fee for burn pile material.

For more information or assistance, please contact the Solid Waste Program Manager, Paul Alt, at (406) 559-0640 or [email protected].

Operating hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Philipsburg Transfer Site. Jodi Butler/Supervisor


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