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Scrap Metal Dealers

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If you operate a Scrap Metal Dealer business and collect from any premises, you need to be registered with the Council. This is a requirement under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013.
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How to Apply

Application must be in writing and contain any information the local authority requires. Please see below guidance document and application form.


Licence Fee 
Scrap Metal Site Licence   £646.00
Scrap Metal Collectors licence  £569.00


Legislation and Conditions:

Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 (

Processing and Timescales:

Each application is taken on their own merit and the permit will be produced once approved.

Contact Details:

Licensing Section
PO Box 1
LL30 9GN
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