House clearance permit

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What is a house clearance permit?

We operate a house clearance permit system for our Household Recycling Centres. This allows residents to assist with family crisis (bereavements) or for urgent need (house moves).

Anyone can apply for a house clearance permit for an address within North Lincolnshire.

House clearance permit holders will be able to take a hire van onto the Household Recycling Centres. No other sign written vehicles (for example, owned by a private individual) will be allowed to apply for a permit.

The permit is only valid for the Household Recycling Centre site requested on the application form.

Terms and conditions

  • The permit is valid for two visits within a two week period.
  • House clearances are limited to two applications per North Lincolnshire household per financial year (1 April to 31 March).
  • Permits will be processed in five working days.
  • A copy of the hire agreement from the vehicle hire company must be shown to the site attendant along with the house clearance permit.
  • The permit is in the form of two vouchers. These should be handed to the site attendant on each visit.
  • Issue of the permit does not guarantee access to the site. Site attendants have the right to refuse access if they suspect that it is commercial waste.
  • If a site user breaches these conditions, we reserve the right to revoke the permit.
  • Please separate recyclable items and materials from your waste and place them in the correct containers on site in accordance with site signage and instructions from the site attendants.
  • Charges apply for disposal of plasterboard, soil, ceramics, hardcore, rubble and tyres