Commercial Vehicle and Trailer (CVT) Permits
Permits for the disposal of
Household Waste from residents private properties
in Herefordshire and Worcestershire using 'commercial type'
Please note these permits will not be issued
for BUSINESS or TRADE WASTE disposal.
Commercial type vehicle and trailer restrictions apply at
all Household Recycling Centres in
Herefordshire and Worcestershire. CVT permits are only available to
residents of either county who wish to dispose of HOUSEHOLD
waste from their own domestic property.
This scheme applies to anyone who uses:
- Commercial type vehicle (including hire vans)
- Trailer over 1.3m internal length (excluding draw/tow bar and
The permit scheme is designed to
tackle a range of issues including the illegal disposal of business
waste which would otherwise cost the council - and ultimately
council tax payers - more than £1 million a year. Implementation of
the scheme is also helping to reduce congestion, improve health and
safety and increase recycling.
Permits are available
FREE of charge to residents of both Herefordshire
- Households are permitted up
to 12 permits per year (April - March).
- Permits will be issued on a pro-rata
basis, dependent upon month of application April to March.
- Permits must be
presented to site staff upon entry and will be
- Each permit allows one visit at any
time between April to March.
- Existing permits must be returned
if any changes are required before replacement permits will be
issued on a like for like basis.
- No business waste permitted.
TABLE 1 - other commercial type vehicle
|Pickup e.g. Hilux, Ranger, L200.
|Crew Cab Pickup.
|King Cab Pickup.
|Any listed above with hard or soft top over the load bay, with
or without windows/vents.
|4x4 / utility vehicle fully glazed with rear seats and no load
bay, e.g. Landcruiser, Shogun, Frontera, Rangerover, Landrover 110
with rear side glazing and rear seats.
|4x4 / utility vehicle without rear seats and rear side
glazing (i.e. panel van or pickup style) e.g. Landrover
110 without rear side windows and rear seats, Hilux with
windowed hard shell over load bay.
|Small car-based panel van (i.e. no rear side windows or no rear
seats) e.g. Escort van, Astra van
|Any vehicle clearly used as a commercial vehicle with
commercial livery or sign writing, except Taxis. e.g. estate car
with 'Jims Plumbing' livery
Household Recycling Centre
Commercial Vehicle and Trailer Permit Policy
How do I get permits?
Households are permitted up to
12 permits per year (April – March).
Permits are issued on a pro-rata basis, dependent upon the month of
application, allowing 1 permit per calendar month e.g. applying in
October you will receive 6 permits.
Unable to apply
Call us on 01905 765765
What supporting evidence
documentation can I use?
- A copy of the vehicle registration document or current vehicle
certificate of insurance
- Letter of authorisation from vehicle owner (company or
- Vehicle hire agreement form issued by hire company
- Long term lease agreement
- Mobility agreement
Does the permit have an expiry
Yes. Permits will expire on
31st March for the financial year in which they are
issued and will not be accepted after this date.
Can I take Business Waste to a
Business Waste will NOT be accepted at
Household Recycling Centres.
You can get advice on how to manage your
business waste from your Local Authority or by searching for 'waste
management services' online.
This page was last reviewed 2 November 2015 at 15:14 by Andy Davies.