Animal Waste Storage Ordinance

The purpose of this chapter is to regulate the management and utilization, including land application, of animal manure; to regulate the location, design, construction, installation, alteration, closure, and use of animal manure storage facilities and animal feeding operations so as to protect the health and safety of residents.

Chapter 63 of the Taylor County Code was updated in 2014.  [click here]

No person may undertake an activity subject to this chapter without obtaining an Animal Manure Permit from Taylor County LCC.

Category Fee
Waste Storage Facility (Minimum of $200.00) $1.00 per animal unit
Waste Transfer System $100.00
New Animal Feeding Operation (Minimum of $200.00) $1.00 per animal unit
Altered Animal Feeding Operation $150.00
Waste Facility Closure $0.00

Permit Application [click here]

Manure Storage Technical Design Services

Gallons Fee
Up to 250,000 $3,000
250,000 – 2,000,000 $7,000
2,000,000 – 5,000,000 $10,000
5,000,000 – 8,000,000 $15,000
More than 8,000,000 $15,000 + $0.005/gallon over 8,000,000 gallons

25% of the manure storage technical services fee will be due up-front and is non-refundable

Manure Transfer Technical Design Services

New or replacement of transfer line with or without pump into an existing manure storage
Manure storage alteration to earthen manure structure
New precast concrete tank with Huffcutt gutter system or other transfer system
New pump hopper with Huffcutt gutter system or other transfer system

New concrete tank not precast with Huffcutt gutter system or other transfer system
Manure storage alteration to plastic-lined or concrete manure structure