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Licences and permits - Skips

Type of licence
Streets and roads
Contact us
Email: highwaymaintenance@warrington.gov.uk
Phone: 01925 443322
Description
To put a builder's skip on a public road, you need a permit from the council.
Who can apply?
Only a skip owner or supplier (builders, householders etc.) can register to be able to put a skip on roads. Normally if you hire a skip from a company, they will already have a licence.
How to apply
If you're a skip owner or supplier contact us to apply for a permit.
Fees and charges
£25
Legislation and guidance
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1980/66
After we receive your application
There may be conditions attached to the permit regarding:

- siting the skip
- skip dimensions
- making skips visible to traffic
- care and disposal of skip contents
- lighting and guarding of skips
- skip removal

We will process your application as soon as possible, if you have not heard from us within 28 days of submitting your application you can assume that it has been granted.
Complaints.
If a member of the public has a complaint about your licence, we always advise for that person to contact your directly, preferably in the form a letter with proof of delivery. If that has not worked, we advise the person to contact the Citizens Advice Guide, or the UK European Consumer Centre if they’re outside the UK.
Citizens Advice Guide
http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/
UK European Consumer Centre
http://www.ukecc.net/