Mckay Bay Scalehouse

112 South 34th Street
(813) 242-5320    Ora Almestica, Supervisor
(813) 242-5491    Fax  

McKay Bay Scalehouse and Transfer Station Brochure 

Requirements For Disposal at No Additional Charge:

  • Proof of a City utility customer account (i.e. current City water bill and photo ID with matching service address);
  • Accepted residential items CANNOT be transported in a commercial vehicle or by a hired hauler;
  • Items accepted free of charge that are mixed with chargeable items will result in a charge for the entire load;
  • McKay Bay Scalehouse Personnel will make the final decision on questionable loads.

Items Accepted FREE of Charge:

  • Appliances (2 per visit)
  • Furniture & Mattresses
  • Televisions or Computer Monitors (2 per visit)
  • Tires (4 per visit)
  • Yard Waste (no stumps over 100 lbs. or limbs over 4 ft. in length)

Items Accepted For a Charge (Cash or Credit Card):

  • Commercial Waste
  • Items delivered in commercial Vehicles
  • Larger quantities than would be generated from a residence 
  • Construction Debris: bricks, tile, concrete, plywood, roofing material, plaster, etc.
  • Household Garbage
  • Mixed loads of free and chargeable items
  • Large automotive parts
  • Carpet

Disposal Charges:

  • Household items and garbage waste: $71.00 per ton 
  • Construction/Demolition and Yard Waste: $51.00 per ton
  • Load Search Rate: $100.00 (notarized release form required)  

Personal protection equipment (PPE) is REQUIRED to dispose on the tipping floor. PPE can be purchased at the Scalehouse if needed.

Prohibited Items:

  • Hazardous, radioactive, biological or infectious waste 
  • Liquid Waste 
  • Fuel Oil
  • Gasoline or Flammable Waste
  • Propane Tanks (unless cap/valve is removed)
  • Wet paint or drywall mud 
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Explosives 

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:00am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday, Saturday:  7:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday: Closed