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Scrap Metal Policy Consultation

This consultation closes on 26 April, 2024.

We're proposing to adopt a policy in relation to our licensing responsibilities under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013.

The provision of a policy aims to provide residents, applicants and other agencies with a benchmark of the our expectations and will assist them in understanding statutory requirements.

We've prepared a draft policy (PDF 292KB) and now wish to carry out a consultation with relevant parties and the general public.

We're keen to receive comments on the draft document, which will be considered before the finalised policy is adopted.

Taking part

If you would like to make any comments on the draft policy, you can email them to licensing@swale.gov.uk . Alternatively, comments can be submitted in writing to:

Licensing Team
Swale House
East Street
Sittingbourne
Kent
ME10 3HT

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