Skip Permit

Licence summary

If you operate a skip hire business or own skips you need a permit from your local authority you to put a builder's skip on a public road. A skip must be clearly marked with the owner's name and address or telephone number. You must comply with any conditions attached to a permission.

Eligibility Criteria

No provision in legislation

Regulation Summary

See the Related Links on this page for the regulation summary.

Application Evaluation Process

No provision in legislation. 

Will Tacit Consent Apply?

No. It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from the local authority within a reasonable period, please contact it. You can do this online if you applied through the UK Welcomes service.

Apply online

Please use the link in the Related Links section of this page.

Failed Application Redress

Please contact your local authority in the first instance.

Licence Holder Redress

Please contact your local authority in the first instance.

Consumer Complaint

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Other Redress

E.g. about noise, pollution, etc. Also should one licence holder complain about another.

Trade Associations

See the Related Links on this page for links to the trade associations.

Page last updated: 25 September 2015