City of Independence, Missouri

City of Independence announces fee and date changes for Drop-Off Depot

The City of Independence announced today prices will change for the Drop-Off Depot beginning in August 2019. Additionally, the Drop-Off Depot program will now run from April through October. Drop-Off Depot is located at 875 Vista Avenue and will continue to occur the second Saturday of each month (April-October) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The new prices are listed as follows:

  • Car - $30
  • Trucks/SUV/Van - $40
  • Trailer 8’ or less - $50
  • Trailer over 8’ - $60
  • Tires – 5 or less – No fee
  • Tires – more than five – vehicle fee applies
  • Appliances (each) - $20
  • Batteries (vehicle) – No fee
  • Mowers – No fee

Prior to these changes the City was collecting only 74 percent of the costs for the program. These changes will cover 93 percent of the costs and are still considered competitive with similar programs and offerings in the area. Full details on what is accepted can be found at