Skip permit

Apply to place a skip on a public road or highway

To place a skip on a public road in North Tyneside, you need a permit from us.

Apply for a permit to place a skip on a public road or highway.

Companies who provide skips to the public in North Tyneside must have a skip operator's licence.

Extend or renew your existing skip permit


A permit costs £15 per skip.

Application process

We issue permits on condition of:

  • siting the skip
  • skip dimensions
  • making skips visible to traffic
  • care and disposal of skip contents
  • lighting and guarding of skips
  • skip removal

Will tacit consent apply?

Yes. This means you can act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from us by the end of the target completion period (28 days after the submission of all relevant documentation).

Failed or refused application

Contact us in the first instance.

Contact Highways