Commercial Vehicle and Trailer (CVT) Permits
A copy of your vehicle registration document is required
to complete your
All applications must be made in advance
You should allow up to 10 working days to receive your permits in
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)
- 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, dependant 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.
Utility vehicles and other 4 x 4 vehicles will be treated as a
commercial type vehicle if they do not have windows in the sides of
the rear compartment and rear seats.
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 0845 607 2007
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
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 3 July 2014 at 14:33 by Stephen Ackers.