Please read our information about running a scrap metal dealing business before you apply.

How to apply to renew

You can apply to renew a site licence online. You must renew your licence every three years.

You'll need to give us:

  • your details
  • if you are a company:
    • the name, address and registered number of your company
    • details of every director, shadow director and company secretary
    • You'll need a basic disclosure certificate for each of these people
  • if you are a partnership:
    • the name, address and date of birth of each partner
    • You'll need a basic disclosure certificate for each of these people
  • the address of each site in East Devon where you run a business as a scrap metal dealer
  • the name, address and date of birth of each site manager
  • details of any relevant environmental permit or registration
  • details of any other scrap metal licence issued in the last 3 years
  • details of the bank account that will be used to pay for scrap metal
  • details of any conviction for a relevant offence or any relevant enforcement action
  • details of planning permission for the site (only applies if established after 1990)

Every person named on the application form needs to send us a Basic Disclosure Certificate from Disclosure Scotland. This must not be more than three months old.

How to make changes

You can also use this application to make changes to your licence for example if you change your trading name or no longer carry on business as a scrap metal dealer.

Payments

You'll be charged a fee for this. Please make sure you are aware of how much this will cost.