Transfer/Compactor Station

Contact: James Crandall
413-269-4873-Maintenance Garage
Transfer Station Building
Address: 536 West Center Rd., PO Box 237, Otis, MA 01253
Phone: 413-269-0107
Hours: Monday 7a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Rules and Regulations for Transfer Station

Effective 9/24/19

Compactor Station usage is limited to Town of Otis Residents and taxpayers, and refuse created within the Town only.  Revocation of permit will take place for those not adhering to the rules and regulations.  1st offense – 60 day suspension from when violation was discovered; 2nd offense-90 day suspension; 3rd offense-permanent revocation.

Compactor Operating Hours

Monday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


The Compactor Station will be closed on the following holidays; New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Patriots Day, Easter Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, closed Thanksgiving Day, only open half day Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day. It will be open the day following any holiday that was observed on a regularly scheduled day.

(Please note ½ days for Transfer Station are 11:00am closing times)


Residential/Household:           $50.00 annually. One Sticker per vehicle up to two vehicles

 (additional sticker $20.00.)

Rental Property:                     $6.00 weekly.


Business/Commercial:            $300.00 annually. Commercial Permits are available to retail businesses, not contractors and are only for trash generated at the location of the business.  Commercial Permit Holders must still pay the same fees as Residential Permit holders for items listed here.


FLAGS:                                  All flags must be given to attendant for proper disposal.


Demolition Debris:                  No Contractors.

$20.00 per yard in addition to required compactor permit. Disposal in open containers only.  NO DISPOSAL OF ASBESTOS PRODUCTS OF ANY TYPE.


Bulky Waste Material:            No Contractors.  All items including couches, mattresses, furniture to be cut up or broken down before disposal.

$5.00 fee per piece.


Leaf/Yard Waste:                   No Contractors.  Disposal allowed ONLY in composting area.


Brush:                                     No Contractors.  Schedule:  Last Saturday of May, June, July, August and posted dates in September.

                                                Limitations:  Material shall not exceed 4’ in length, 3”-4” thickness, and all branches and offshoots to be removed before disposal.


White Good:                            No Contractors.

$5.00 per piece; Appliances with Freon: $10.00.

Tires:                                      No Contractors.  $3.00 each


Gas Grill Tanks:                     $6.00 each.

TV/Computer Monitors:        $15.00 each.


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