If you wish to place a skip on any part of the highway, you will need a licence.

It is the skip owner not the householder or contractor who must apply for skip licences on behalf of their customers.

You don’t need a permit to place a skip on private land.

How do I apply for a licence?

Apply to be placed on the skip company register

Companies on the register should complete this form

Unregistered skip owners (for one-off skip siting’s) should use this form

How much will it cost?

Licence charges for Skips

Further Information

  • A licence can be valid for any period between 1 and 28 days. For longer periods additional applications should be made.
  • Only one skip will be allowed on site at any one time except in exceptional circumstances.
  • If you need any more information or advice, or help in completing your application please contact us