Household waste disposal permit

To use a van or large trailer to dispose of domestic waste at a household recycling and waste centre in Hull you need a permit.

Permits are free but are restricted to 12 permits per household, per year.

A permit is required for all commercial vehicles including -

  • vans (less than 3.5 tonnes)
  • pickups
  • trailers (greater than 6 foot by 4 foot  in size or with more than a single axle)

What happens next

You receive your permits in the post within five working days.

Hire vehicles

You can use a hire van to access the household recycling waste centres but must sign a declaration form on site upon arrival. You are allowed a maximum of three trips using the vehicle.

You are required to bring -

  • the hire agreement (showing a Hull address)
  • the resident's pass or alternative proof of address (in the form of a driving licence or utility bill)

Residents' pass scheme

All residents of Hull wishing to recycle or dispose of household waste may use our centres. However, business, trade or commercial users may not use it.

Find out more information on the residents' pass scheme