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Frequently Asked Questions


How do I obtain a permit to deposit a skip on the highway?

Skip companies wishing to apply for a permit to deposit a skip on the highway have two options

  • Apply for a permit on an ad-hoc basis
    you can complete the Ad-hoc skip permit application 2017-18(0.06MB) and post back to us with your payment, a copy of your Public Liability Insurance (minimum £5,000,000) and Waste Disposal Licence.

    Skips should not be placed on the highway until confirmation that the appropriate documentation and fee have been received and permit actually issued.
  • Apply to go on our Register
    you can complete the Skip Registration Form 2017-2018(0.07MB)   here and post back to us with your payment plus a copy of your Public Liability Insurance (minimum £5,000,000) and Waste Disposal Licence. Once on our Register, you can then apply for permits on-line or over the telephone.

Why apply to go on the register?

Companies are invited to join the council's registers, which run from April to March yearly.

After registering please call 0161 342 8355 to obtain your permit.  The annual cost is £82.

To apply, fill in the Skip Registration Form 2017-2018(0.07MB)

How much does it cost?

Skip Registration (Annual Fee) £82.00
Skip Permit (14 Days- Registered Companies) £23.00
Non-Permit Fee (Registered Companies) £55.00
Ad-Hoc Skip Permit £82.00
Non-Permit Fee (14 Days- Unregistered Companies) £104.00
Unauthorised skips placed in restricted areas (double yellow lines & grassed areas etc.) £43.00

 

What are the Regulations?

View the Regulations.

How long does a Permit last for?

Your permit will last for a maximum of 2 weeks from the date of issue.

How can I check if a skip has a valid permit?

View today's list of authorised skip permits.

How can I make a complaint regarding location of a skip?

Skips must not be sited on a footpath.

Any complaints about the location or safety of skips should be reported to us immediately by using the contact details below. Non urgent complaints about skips can be logged online and this will be dealt with accordingly.


Contact Information
Contact by Post

Risk Management
Tame Street Depot
Tame Street
Stalybridge
SK15 1ST
Contact by Telephone
0161 342 8355