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Scrap metal dealers licence

Application process

Once a completed application is received, the licensing team will consider the application and consult with responsible authorities, such as the Police, the Environment Agency, Planning, Environmental Crime, Environmental Protection and Trading Standards and other local authorities to determine the suitability of the applicant.

If an application is refused then the applicant has the right to make a representation and the application may be heard by a full Committee.

How long will it take to process my application

The application will be processed within a reasonable time, but we will aim, where practicable, to complete this within 28 days.

Does tacit consent apply?

Tacit consent does apply to this application.

Licensing team

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 024 7697 5496


Coventry City Council
PO Box 15
Council House

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