Who can apply
Only skip companies can apply for a skip permit
A permit is required if you wish to place a builder's skip on any part of the highway.
Christmas and New Year skip permits 2021/22
If you want a skip permit to cover between 20 December 2021 and 3 January 2022, please make sure we receive your application by midnight on 10 December. Applications received after this date will not be guaranteed for these dates.
Notice period for a skip permit
A minimum notice period of 5 working days is required prior to the start date of the permit when submitting a new application. Do not include bank holidays in the 5 working days notice period.
Applications received with the same day start date or a short notice period will be rejected and fees non-refundable. Renewals require a minimum 1 working day notice.
The submission of a licence request does not automatically grant permission to place a skip on the road.
A licence application is submitted for consideration only and needs to be approved by the council before permission is granted. Please ensure the application is approved.
A licence can be refused if an officer deems the location to be unsuitable or dangerous.
Example 5 Working Days’ Notice Period
5 Working days’ notice ( Standard working days Monday to Friday)
The day you submit the application is not included as this can be varying times.
For example if you apply on a Thursday 3rd then the start date will be 11th see calendar below.
Counting 5 working days - Friday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and the start date will be Friday 11th.