Proposed changes to scrap metal dealer licence fees

As part of our draft budget for 2024/25, the council is proposing to increase scrap metal dealer licence fees by 10%.

The proposed new fees are shown below.

Consultation closed on Monday 8 January and comments can no longer be submitted.

You can read the results of the consultation.

2023/24 feeProposed 2024/25 feeProposed increase
Three year collector’s licence£408.48£449.3310%
Three year site licence£612.70£673.9710%
Replacement of licence£23.37£25.7110%
Minor variations to licence, e.g. change of address£35.03£38.5310%
Detailed variations to licence, e.g. change of site manager£58.35£64.1810%
Conversion of collector’s licence to site licence£256.74£282.4110%
Conversion of site licence to collector’s licence£93.39£102.7310%

What happens next?

All the feedback we receive will be reported to councillors who will set the budget for the coming year.

Published: 13 November 2023

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