Orkney Islands Council
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Door-to-Door Metal Dealers

Metal dealers who buy and sell on a door-to-door basis must hold an Itinerant Metal Dealer's Licence issued by a Scottish Local Authority under section 32 of the Civic Government Scotland Act 1982. This licence is valid throughout Scotland.

The application form, Guidance Notes and standard conditions are available from the Related Downloads section on this page.

If you require further information about this topic please contact the Licensing Team, Legal Services, on telephone: 01856873535 extensions 2229 or 2232 or via email.

If you would like to see someone in person to discuss a licensing matter please contact the Licensing Team to make an appointment.

Data Protection Information - Civic and Miscellaneous Licensing

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018.

Application forms and guidance issued by Orkney Islands Council (the Council) in relation to civic and miscellaneous licences will be updated.

In the meantime, an information sheet accompanies documentation provided to applicants and is published in the Related Downloads section on this page.