Residents of the City of Del Rio can use the landfill free of charge to deposit household trash and yard rubbish only. Non-residents can use the landfill for a fee.

Information & Requirements

  • Residents must show a valid photo ID along with their most recent City Utility Bill to show proof of residency. If you pay your bill online, you can use your phone to show your last City Utility Bill for proof of residency.
  • All trash must be covered up, all uncovered trash loads will be fined 200% of total cost.
  • Disposal of commercial trash will be charged a fee, regardless of residency.
  • Wood chips and mulch available to all citizens of Del Rio and Val Verde County at no charge.
  • Delinquent water accounts must be brought current prior to using the landfill.


  • All vehicles are weighed upon entering and exiting the landfill to determine appropriate charges.
  • Residents of Del Rio will not be charged for household trash/yard rubbish.
  • All commercial customers will be charged for landfill use. Customers with a delinquent utility bill cannot use the landfill until the account is current.
  • All uncovered loads will be charged 200% percent of the current gate fee.
  • Building materials mixed with household waste will be charged at $45 per ton.
  • All building materials including, but not limited to: concrete, asphalt, metal waste, waste or rubbish from building renovation or remodeling, and materials removed from buildings or structures as a result of renovating or remodeling, rock, dirt will be charged $45 per ton as stated above.

Checks are not accepted. You can pay with cash or credit/debit card. You can also set up an account with the City of Del Rio Billing Department.

Proof of City Residency

A valid driver's license and current utility billing statement must be presented to the gatekeeper at the landfill to verify proof of residency. A person disposing of trash for another person will be charged the posted rate.


All trash must be covered with a tarp or some other material to prevent littering. Littering laws will be strictly enforced.

Unpaid Bills

If a customer leaves the landfill without paying applicable charges the City of Del Rio Landfill with file charges with the Del Rio Police Department.

Landfill Fee Structure

Waste Disposal Fee
Residents of Del Rio disposing of household trash, brush or limbs only with Water Bill and proper ID No Charge
Building Materials, concrete, asphalt, metal waste, building renovation waste, etc. $45 per ton
(0.0225 per lb)
Non-City Residents $45 per ton
(0.0225 per lb)
Business Waste $45 per ton
(0.0225 per lb)
Val Verde County Residents $45 per ton
(0.0225 per lb)
Building Materials MIXED with household waste $ 45 per ton
(0.0225 per lb)
Uncovered Loads $135 per ton
(0.0675 per lb)
Industrial Waste $85.27 per ton
(0.0426 per lb)
Uncovered Industrial Waste $255.81 per ton
(1.278 per lb)
Dogs and Cats No Charge
Sheep, Goats, or Hogs $14.88 per animal
Horses or Cows $24.36 per animal
Car Tires (15" or smaller) $2.71 per tire
Truck Tires (16" – 24.5") $6.77 per tire

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