Before delivery, skip hire companies must have a permit for where a skip is to be placed on a public road.
Under Section 85 of the Road Scotland Act (1984), anyone depositing a builder's skip on any public carriageway, footway, verge, remote footway, or cycleway, requires permission from Midlothian Council.
The person hiring the skip must obtain the permit. A fixed penalty notice will apply if a skip is deposited on a public road without prior permission.
Apply for a permit
Road Services in Dalkeith issue skip permits. There is a charge of £47.00.
For further details please contact us.
2 working days is the minimum timescale required to process applications.
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