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Scrap Metal Licence Application

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Form information

Form information

Scrap Metal Dealer Registration
To be a scrap metal dealer, you need to register with the council.
A scrap metal dealer shall be classed as carrying on a business in the council area if any of the following apply:
  • the dealer occupies a place as a scrap metal store in the area
  • the dealer does not occupy a place as a scrap metal store but has a usual place of residence in the area
  • the dealer does not occupy a place as a scrap metal store but occupies a place for business purposes
  • Application Evaluation Process
    Applicants must provide the following:
  • their full name
  • the address of the dealer, or in the case of a company, their registered or principal office
  • the address of each place occupied as a scrap metal store, if any
  • if the business is carried on without a scrap metal store
  • if the business is carried on without a scrap metal store but the applicant occupies a place for the purposes of business, and the address of such a place
  • The registered dealer must notify the local authority of any changes to these details or if they cease to be a scrap metal dealer. This can also be completed online using the form available in 'Related Links'.
    Please also read the guidance notes for this eform.