Exemption Categories
Yearly

Home is vacant but livable and must be vacant for at least three consecutive months.

If you are moving a mobile home out of Latach County you must bring the solid waste bill current for the year. If you are selling a mobile home you are responsible for negotiating any unpaid solid waste fees with the buyer at the time of the sale. The Solid Waste Department must be notified of the new owner. The legal owner (Name on the Title) is held responsible for all fees due.

Permanent

The home is no longer on the property, either destroyed or removed. Verification by a county entity is required. Homes with building permit requests of six months or newer cannot be categorized as "non-livable".

Hardship

Limited applications are available for hardship exemptions and approved by the Latah County Board of Commissioners.

The Solid Waste Department shall not have the authority to grant or deny applications for exemption based on hardship (Section 22(F)(1)) or refunds (Section 22(F)(8)). The authority to grant or deny hardship exemptions or refunds will rest solely with the Board of County Commissioners.

As a general policy no refunds are granted. Any exceptions to this policy will be at the sole discretion of the Latah County Board of Commissioners. An applicant who wishes to challenge a decision of the Solid Waste Department regarding an exemption may file a written request with the Board of County Commissioners within thirty (30) days of the Solid Waste DepartmentŽs decision. Upon review, the Board of County Commissioners can affirm or set aside the decision of the Solid Waste Department.

All adjustment and/or exemption applications may be subject to the approval of the Latah County Board of Commissioners. Additional documentation may be required.

To download the exemption form, please visit the forms and files section on the main page.