Solid Waste Tax Exemption

Social Services Division provides interviewing, screening, and eligibility determination to applicants requesting assistance based on financial hardship. Upon approval, the applicant would be exempt from the County’s solid waste collection assessment and from the solid waste recycle assessment. This exemption is established by County resolution, which is based on the Federal Poverty Level.

How to Apply

1. REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION – Prepare the following required documentation:

  • The completed application form
  • Picture I.D. (must be a St Johns County resident)
  • Social Security Card for all members of the household
  • Provide household income for the last 4 months
  • Provide household bank statements for the last 4 months
  • Copy of your tax bill

2. APPLICATION – Choose one of two ways to submit your application. Both application methods require all documentation to be submitted. Please do not begin the application process without having all required documents ready for submission:

3. REVIEW – Once application and all required documents are received and reviewed by a Case Specialist additional documentation may be requested depending on your unique situation.

Contact Us

Have questions or need assistance? We are open to assist you! Please call (904) 209-6140.

  • Social Services - Main Office – Monday thru Friday, 8am to 5pm
    200 San Sebastian View, Suite 2300
    St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Social Services - Hastings Office – Tuesday & Thursday, 10am to 5pm
    Hastings Library, 6195 S Main St.
    Hastings, FL 32145