Metal dealers in Orkney require a licence from the Council under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 for any premises which would be used for dealing in or processing metal.
Metal details 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 the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982. This licence is valid throughout Scotland.
On this page is all the information you will require to apply for a Metal Dealer's Licence. Relevant documents are available from the 'Related Downloads' section of 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.