Skip companies wishing to apply for a permit to deposit a skip on the highway must first register with us before a permit application can be made.
Skips should not be placed on the highway until confirmation that the appropriate documentation and fee have been received and permit actually issued.
Any skip placed on the highway must have warning lights placed on the skip from 30 minutes after sunset though to 30 minutes before sunrise otherwise you will face a fine.
It is in the public interest that each submitted application form is processed before being granted. If you have not heard from us within a reasonable period, please do not hesitate to contact us using the details provided at the bottom of the page.
Your questions answered
What are the regulations relating to skip permits?
An extract from the Highways Act is provided in the 'Downloads' section at the right-hand side of this web page.
How long does a permit last for?
Your permit will last for a maximum of 4 weeks from the date of issue.
How can I make a complaint regarding the location of a skip?
Skips must not be sited on a footpath. Any complaints about the locations or safety of the skips should be reported instantly please use the contact details below and this will be dealt with accordingly.
What if I have been refused a permit?
Please contact us in the first instance. An appointed arbitrator will determine if consent has been unreasonably withheld.
How do I apply for a skip permit?
The skip permit application form is provided in the 'Downloads' section at the right-hand side of this web page.
This needs to be returned to us together with your payment, a copy of your Public Liability Insurance (minimum £5,000,000) and Waste Disposal Licence.