If you are either a Motor Salvage Operator or a Scrap Metal
Dealer then you must register with us. Failure to do so is a
criminal offence and subject to a fine.
There is a fee to register for three years as a Motor Salvage
Operator. This fee is used to finance the administration of the
registration procedure and is currently £77.70 plus £15.00
There is no fee to register as a Scrap Metal Dealer.
Will tacit consent apply?
Tacit Consent will apply.
This means that you will be able to act as though your application
is granted if you have not heard from the Council by the end of the
For either registration process, please contact the
Environmental Protection Team
Tel: 01695 577177