Skip Operator Registration - Applying for a Licence

 Skip Operator Registration - Applying for a Licence
Licence Summary

If you operate a skip hire business or own skips, you need a permit from the local authority to put a builder's skip on a public road. The authority registers operators who wish to hire out skips to the building trade or the public that may be placed on the public road.

Eligibility Criteria

Section 139 Highways Act 1980

Regulation Summary

A summary of the regulation relating to this licence

Application Evaluation Process

The operator will need to carry adequate public liability insurance and be a registered waste carrier.

Does Tacit Approval apply?

No. It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from us within a reasonable period, please contact Neighbourhood Services.

Apply online

Please contact Torfaen County Borough Council to apply for a licence.

Failed Application Redress

Please contact Torfaen County Borough Council in the first instance.

Licence Holder Redress

Please contact Torfaen County Borough Council in the first instance.

Consumer Complaint

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Citizens Advice will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Other Redress

E.g. about noise, pollution, etc. Also should one licence holder complain about another.

Trade Associations

Please Note - Torfaen County Borough Council (The Council) is under a duty to protect the public funds which it administers and to this end may use the information you provide within Torfaen County Borough Council for the prevention and detection of fraud. The Council may also share this information with other bodies administering or in receipt of public funds solely for these purposes. For further information, visit the National Fraud Initiative area of the website.

Last Modified: 05/12/2018
For more information contact:

Commercial Services

Tel: 01633 647263


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