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Scrap Metal

If you intend to operate as a Scrap Metal Dealer then you must, under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 apply for a Licence with any authority in which you operate. Failure to do so is a criminal offence and subject to a fine.

 

There are two different Scrap Metal Dealer licences as detailed below:

 

Site Licence

A site licence authorises the licensee to carry on business at a site or multiple sites within West Lancashire. The fees for this licence are detailed below@

 

New Application: £321

Additional named site on Site Licence: £225 (per site)

Variation to exiting licence: £90

Replacement Licence: £14

 

Collectors Licence

A collector’s licence authorises the licensee to carry on business as a mobile collector within West Lancashire. The fees for this licence are detailed below:

 

New Application: £169

Variation to existing licence: £76

Replacement Licence: £14

 

It is important to note that a person or company may only hold one of the above licences within West Lancashire and could not operate both a Site Licence and Collectors Licence.

 

Apply...

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 target period.

 

Contact us

For either registration process, please contact the Licensing Team

Tel: 01695 577177

Email licensing.enquiries@westlancs.gov.uk

 

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Last Updated: 3/12/2014

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West Lancashire Borough Council, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, West Lancashire L39 2DF
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