McKay Bay Scalehouse

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

Hours of Operation:

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

Best times for residential disposal

  • 7:00am - 10:00am Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • 7:00am - 4:30pm Saturdays

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);
  • 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 for City Utility Customer Account Holders:

  • Appliances (2 per visit)
  • Furniture & Mattresses
  • Televisions or Computer Monitors (2 per visit)
  • Construction debris (excluding concrete, blocks, and dirt)
  • Tires with no rim (4 per visit)
  • Yard Waste (no stumps over 100 lbs. or limbs over 4 ft. in length)

Items Accepted For a Charge (Credit Card only):

  • Commercial Waste
  • Items delivered in commercial vehicles
  • Larger quantities than would be generated from a residence 
  • Non-Residential Construction debris (bricks, tile, plywood, roofing material, plaster, etc.)
  • Household Garbage
  • Mixed loads of free and chargeable items
  • Large automotive parts
  • Carpet
  • Tires (exceeding 4 per visit)

Disposal Charges:

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