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Issue details

Scrap Metal Policy 2024 - 2028

The Council, in its capacity as Licensing Authority, is required to consider applications for Scrap Metal Sites & Collectors. There is currently no policy in force covering the Council area for these activities and it is considered necessary and appropriate for such a policy to be prepared, consulted upon and published in order to ensure that applications for this type of authorisation are considered and determined in a fair, consistent and transparent manner.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/08/2023

Decision due: 14 Dec 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Environmental Health and Community Partnerships

Lead director: Assistant Director - Growth & Regeneration

Contact: Sarah Gear, Senior Licensing Officer Email:

Consultation process

existing licence holders, Staffordshire Police, Community Safety officers, residents, businesses, Members, parish councils and Community Boards.


Agenda items


  • Scrap Metal Policy 2024 - 2028