Frequently Asked Questions - Junkyards
1. What laws regulate junkyards?
Answer: MDOT's responsibility for the administration of junkyard control is derived from the following three laws:
Federal Law - Title 23 USC 136, Control of Junkyards, and Title 23 CFR 751.1 to 751.25.
State Law - Act 219, PA of 1966, as amended by Act 132, PA of 1972, (MCLA 252.201 et seq.) and State Administrative Code (R247.11 to R247.109).
State Law - Act 451, P.A. of 1994, 324.8901(a), Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (Excerpt) - Litter Defined.
2. How do I request a permit?