View the FAQs for vehicle permits at HWRCs here
As your van is not your only form of transport in your household we are unable to supply you with a permit. However, you can apply for a one-off visit when using your van.
Your application will take up to 10 working days to be processed. If you have applied for a permit and wish to find out at what stage your application is at please contact our call centre on: 0114 273 4567 or email: [email protected]
You will not be able to gain access to any Household Waste Recycling Centre without a valid permit or approval for a one-off visit. However you can apply for a one-off visit to use until your permit arrives.
The permit allows you to access your nominated Household Waste Recycling Centre on 12 occasions in any 12 month period. Once you have used up your 12 visits you will not be able to access any of the Household Waste Recycling Centres in your van or with your trailer until the 12 month period has passed. You may apply for a new permit once the 12 month period has passed.
Yes, each visit will require the use of one of your 12 permits.
Replacement permits can be requested by contacting our Call Centre on: 0114 273 4567. There is a charge of £10 covering the cost of replacing your permit.
No, the permit applies to the registered vehicle only.
No as you have a permit you will not be able to have a one-off visit.
Yes please. You will need to send in your permit and a copy of your new V5 documentation and you will be provided with a replacement permit booklet with the appropriate number of permits.
If you have two vans you can choose to register both vans to use at your designated site. A book containing 12 permits will be provided which can be shared by both vans. You will not receive a permit booklet for each van.
If you have two cars with trailers you can choose to register both vehicles to use at your designated site. A book containing 12 permits will be provided which can be shared by both vehicles. You will not receive a permit booklet for each vehicle.
No, as the vehicle is not registered to you at your home address. You may however be able to book in for a ‘one-off’ visit. Please call us on: 0114 273 4567.
Yes, you will need to provide proof of your address and proof from their company that you are the allocated driver of the vehicle.
No, you must be a resident of Sheffield to be eligible to apply for a permit.
Please send us a copy of your mobility agreement which shows your car registration and address.
No, as you have access to another vehicle in your household you would not be allowed to apply for a permit. You can apply for up to 3 one-off visits per year for your van.
As you have access to another vehicle within your household you cannot apply for a permit for your van. However you can apply for a permit for your car and trailer.
No. As the vehicle is registered to a business you will not be eligible to apply for a permit. However applications for up to 3 one-off visits to dispose of your household waste can still be made.
If your vehicle has been modified in anyway which has resulted in permanent removal of passenger seats to allow for more load space then you will require a permit.
If you have a vehicle which does not require a permit to use the sites then you will be allowed a permit for your vehicle and a trailer. However if you have a vehicle which requires a permit such as a minibus then you will not be eligible for a permit to use the centres with a trailer.
One off permits are provided for those exceptional circumstances where a larger quantity of waste is generated, such as a house move. One off visits should be just that and any more than 3 within 12 month period will be rejected.
No LWB vans are not permitted on the sites after 30/11/09.
No. Although you can access a Household Waste Recycling Centre with a van or using a car with a trailer (with the appropriate permit) access is not allowed for vans towing trailers.
HWRCs are provided for Sheffield residents to dispose of their household waste.
When taking the decision to refuse entry for these vehicles, it was recognised that the vast majority of vehicles of this type are used for the sole purpose of trade activities and in one visit to a HWRC they can bring more waste than the average household generates in a year.