You need a permit from the Council to place a skip on any road in East Dunbartonshire. The permit will allow you to place a skip on a road for a maximum period of one month. If you need to extend this period you must let us know and you must comply with any conditions attached to the permit.
Please note that a permit is not required if the skip is to be placed in a driveway. On rare occasions a permit may not be granted.
Application for a Skip permit
The skip permit application form can be completed online form or downloaded within our documents sections of the page.
Application to extend a skip permit
If you need to extend your skip permit you need to contact the Council. An extended permit will allow you to place a skip on a road for a further period of one month. A skip permit extension is issued at no charge on a monthly basis up to a maximum of three months from the date of your original permit. If you need to extend the permit beyond three months, you will require to reapply for a new permit and a further fee of £44 will be charged.
Apply to extend a Skip permit
Complete the online application to extend a skip permit.
A skip permit costs £44 and is valid for up to one month.
Will Tacit consent apply?
Permits are generally processed within five working days. This will enable an inspector to visit the place you want to locate the skip to make sure it is suitable.
Conditions of use for Builders' Skip
Conditions of Use for Builders’ Skips provides some useful information.
How to make a complaint
If a skip is located precariously on the pavement, is not guarded with traffic cones or does not have anything around it to make it visible at night, please contact Customer Services on 0300 1234510 with full details. An inspection will be carried out and the skip hire company concerned will be asked to place the skip in an appropriate location taking all necessary precautions.