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Commercial Vehicle or Trailer (CVT) Permits


Commercial Vehicle or Trailer (CVT) Permits are for use at Household Waste Recycling Centres.

You do not need permits for:

  • Cars
  • SUVs
  • People carriers, up to a maximum of nine seats (subject to section 3.3)
  • Caravanettes and Camper vans, **where fully converted (subject to section 3.3)
  • Trailers up to 1.4m* in length and towed by any of the above vehicles

***In accordance with the Department for Transport, Campervans are considered fully converted where they have seats and tables, sleeping accommodation (may be converted from seats), cooking and storage facilities. The above equipment shall be rigidly fixed to the living compartment; however, the table may be designed to be easily removable.

You need permits for the vehicles listed below and are entitled to twelve visits per annum (unless otherwise specified):

  • Sign written cars (with the exception of courtesy cars and taxis) 
  • All hire and company/works vehicles
  • Trailers towed by an authorised vehicle over 1.4m* in length and up to 2.44m*
  • All vans (being any vehicle with one or more panels in the side or rear)
  • All pick ups 
  • All Land Rover Defenders (including all early 'Series' Land Rovers)

Please ensure you read section 3.3 of this policy before applying for a permit if you have one of the above vehicles

Sorry, no access at all for: Any vehicle exceeding 3.5 tonnes legal gross weight, Trailers over 2.44m* in length, Flat bed and Tipper vehicles, any vehicles greater than 5m in overall length, Luton box vans, Agricultural vehicles including tractors, horseboxes and stock trailers.  *The length of the trailer refers to the useable space of the bed of the trailer, excluding the hitch.     Read more FAQs   |  Terms & Conditions

Apply for CVT Permits Commercial Vehicle or Trailer Permits application form


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