Central Transfer Station & Administrative Services
3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, Georgia 30032
Telephone (404) 294-2900 / 2903 Fax (404) 294-2774
SANITATION REQUIREMENTS FOR HOME-BASED BUSINESSES
Sanitation Service –All Residential Home-based businesses are considered as Commercial Businesses and
are assessed at a different rate. Upon completion of your Business License process and issuance of the tax
certificate/license, you will be contacted by the Sanitation Division to visit our office to establish proper
service for your new business and pre-pay adjusted fees. There is an additional charge of $135.00 per year
for home based businesses and the 1 year charges will be prorated based upon sign-up month. All fees are
approved and set by the DeKalb County Board of Commissioner and per DeKalb County Solid Waste Code,
Chapter 22, Sec. 22-28 Code 1976 § 6-3006.
Each Home-based business owner and Tenant/Renter is required to provide the following documentation
when visiting our office:
HOME-BASED BUSINESS HOME-BASED BUSINESS
(PROPERTY OWNER) (RENTER/TENANT)
1. Photo Identification(Driver’s License/State 1. Photo Identification(Driver’s License/State
2. Proof of Ownership (Deed or Property Tax 2. Signed Lease Agreement
Statement) 3. Signed and Notarized letter from Property
3. Pro-rated pre-payment fee up to $135.00 Owner authorizing use of residence for
which is an approved charge by the DeKalb business purposes
County Board of Commissioners for 4. Pre-payment fee of $33.33 which is an
collection services of this type. The approved charge by the DeKalb County
Commercial-hand collection rate will be Board of Commissioners for collection
adjusted on the property assessment the services for this type. Tenant/renter will be
following year billed $33.33 each month thereafter.
4. Home-based Business Application (signed 5. Home-based Business Application (signed
and approved by Sanitation Staff ONLY) and approved by Sanitation Staff ONLY)
Sanitation Administration Office is located at 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, Georgia 30032. Office
hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with the exception of County observed holidays.
Our email and website information are as follows:
To obtain directions and/or a copy of a map to our office, please click the below link.