Collector's licence - fees and how to apply
- Grant or renewal of a collector's licence: £280
- Variation of a collector's licence: £180
How to apply
Please read the guidance notes before applying:
You can apply online for a scrap metal collector's licence:
Alternatively, we can send you an application form: Contact Licensing
Time period for council to normally approve the application
What happens if your application is not processed by this council within the normal approved time period (Tacit consent)
It is in the interest of public security, protection of consumers and combating fraud that this council must process the application. It may be required to consult other external agencies prior to making a decision. Therefore, should you not receive confirmation that your licence application has been granted or rejected within two months of submission; you may not commence your business.
Complaints concerning the process
In the first instance, please contact Licensing: Licensing contact form
Any change in circumstances
Any changes affecting the information provided in the original application for a licence should be notified to this council.
You can find additional information on trading as a scrap metal dealer
Last updated: 12/07/2023 15:50