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Skip applications

To place a skip on the highway you must apply for a permit. This should be done at least 24 hours before you intend to place it on the highway.

In partnership with EUGO : This link opens in a new window A maximum of 2 skips per permit can be placed at any one time. Please note that in the city centre all skips should be covered and locked and skips on certain parts of the highway will need to include lighting and cones. 

Each permit is valid for 28 days and costs £41.00. Should the skip need to remain on the highway for longer than this you will need to apply for a new permit. If the permit is required for less than 28 days the full charge will still be due.

You will need to have public liability insurance of at least £5 million. A copy of the current certificate of insurance must be provided with your application. You will be able to upload an electronic version as part of the form.

If you are placing a skip on private land you will not need a skip permit.

  1. Swansea Council is the data controller for the personal information you provide on this form. We are collecting this information as part of our obligation under Highways Act 1980 s139. Your information will be used to help us fulfil our legal obligation and will not be used for any other purpose. We will not share your data with third parties unless we are required or permitted to do so by law.

    Data protection law describes the legal basis for our processing your data as necessary for compliance with a legal obligation. For further information about how Swansea Council uses your personal data, including your rights as a data subject, please see our corporate privacy notice on our website.
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  4. Skip details
    1. If you pre-pay for skip applications you can use this form to notify us when you are planning to place skips on the highway. You will need to provide the reference number that was given to you when you made the initial payment.
    2. Are you giving details about skips that have been pre-paid? *
    3. Please give details of the location of the skip. We need to know the address of the location and where the skip will be sited. We are only able to provide permits for skips in the City and County of Swansea.
    4. Position of skip *
  5. Insurance
    1. You should upload a copy of the current certificate of insurance showing details of your public liability insurance of at least £5 million. We are unable to issue a permit without this.
    1. The cost of a permit is £41.00 per 28 day period. Where a permit is required for less than 28 days the full charge will still be levied.
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    2. When you click 'submit' you will be taken to our payment system. Please ensure that you fully complete your bank details and progress to the confirmation of payment. If we don't receive your payment we won't be able to process your application.
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