Skip licence terms and conditions
LICENCE TO PLACE A SKIP ON THE HIGHWAY WITHIN THE COUNTY OF EAST SUSSEX
EAST SUSSEX HIGHWAYS
The Licensee agrees to comply with the schedule of conditions as contained in the permit below.
You are reminded that separate Licences are required for the placing of scaffolding or building materials on the highway, and that any advertisements displayed on Hoardings etc may require the approval of the relevant local authority.
East Sussex County Council
SECTION 139 OF THE HIGHWAYS ACT AND SECTION 65 OF THE ROAD
TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT
Permission to deposit a builder’s skip on a highway
1. Each skip shall be designated in the licensed position and shall be placed so that its longest sides are parallel to the edge of the carriageway and as near to the edge of the carriageway as is reasonably practicable, and so that it does not impede the surface water drainage of the highway nor obstruct access to any manhole or the apparatus of any Undertaker as defined by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 or the East Sussex County Council.
2. Where more than one skip is on the highway at any one time, the skips shall be positioned as close as possible to each other but not as to obstruct access to any premises unless the consent of the occupier of those premises has been obtained.
3. Each skip shall not exceed 5 meters in length by 2 metres in width.
4. Each skip or group of skips shall while on the highway, be marked (guarded) and lit in accordance with the
a) The ends of each skip (that is to say, the sides of the skip facing traffic in both directions when the skip is positioned as mentioned in conditions 1 above) shall be painted yellow and there shall be attached markings which will comply with those prescribed in the Builders’ Skips (Markings) Regulations 1984. The painting and prescribed markings at all times should be kept clean and efficient and clearly visible for a reasonable distance to persons using the highway.
b) Each skip shall be guarded by at least 3 traffic cones placed on the carriageway in an oblique line on the
approach side of the skip. Where 2 or more skips are deposited in a row, so that the distance between adjacent skips does not exceed 2 metres, the row shall be guarded as if it were one skip.
c) At night (that is to say, between half an hour after sunset and half an hour before sunrise): Where cones are not required, a lamp shall be placed against or attached to each corner of t0068e skip or the end corners of the row of skips where two or more skips are deposited in a row and the distance between adjacent skips does not exceed 2 metres, and shall be placed between each one and the next.
5. No skip, when standing on the highway, shall contain any (inflammable) explosive, noxious or dangerous material or any material which is likely to putrefy or which otherwise is, or is likely to become, a nuisance to users of the highway.
6. No skip shall be used in such a way that any of its contents fall onto the highway, or that there is an escape of dust from the contents of the skip when standing on the highway.
7. Each skip shall be removed for emptying as soon as practicable, and in any case not later than 2 working days after it has been filled.
8. No skip shall remain on the highway pursuant to this licence after the period of this licence specified overleaf has expired.
9. All materials placed in each skip shall be properly disposed of and the highway where the skip or skips have been deposited shall be left in a clean and tidy condition on the expiration of this licence.
10. The Licensee shall be responsible for the cost of making good to the satisfaction of the AHM any damage caused to the highway from the act of delivering, placing or removing the skip or skips.
11. The Licensee shall permit access to any Undertaker as defined by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 and shall if required remove the skip or skips as necessary to provide such access.
12. The Licensee shall indemnify the Licenser against all claims for legal liability arising from the issue of this licence for which the Licensor could otherwise be responsible and provide for the duration of the licence Public Liability cover to a level to be determined by the Licensor from time to time and this shall not be less than £10m. When demanded by the AHM the licensee shall provide him with proof of holding this cover.
13. Should this licence be cancelled, the licence fees will still apply.
YOU MUST DISPLAY A COPY OF YOUR PERMIT ON SITE. THIS CAN BE DONE EITHER ON THE STRUCTURE OR MUST BE CLEARLY DISPLAYED FOR THE PUBLIC TO BE ABLE TO VIEW IN THE WINDOW / ON THE DOOR OF THE PROPERTY.