The Doncaster Permit Scheme is intended to deliver public benefits by minimising the inconvenience and disruption caused by road works to all road users.
To place a skip on the highway, without first applying for and being granted a licence, is an offence under The Highways Act 1980 and may result in prosecution.
When carrying out any building work/maintenance or removal of any part of a property which is adjacent to the public highway (road, pavement or rear access road), the safety of all users of the highway is paramount.
A licence is required before any person can drive a licensed hackney carriage or private hire vehicle.
The Pollution Control Team is responsible for controlling the emissions to atmosphere from a range of industrial and commercial processes within the Borough.
Skip companies wishing to apply for a permit to deposit a skip on the highway must apply for a permit:
It is illegal to collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes without obtaining a street collection licence from the council if that collection is held 'in a street or public place'.
Organisations that provide passenger transport on a ‘not-for-profit’ basis can apply for permits under Section 19 (s19) of the Transport Act 1985. These permits allow the holder to operate transport services for hire or reward without the need for a full public service vehicle (PSV) operator’s licence.
A permit is required to undertake a 'house to house' collection, under the House to House Collections Act 1939.
An unlicensed family entertainment centre gaming machine permit lasts for 10 years.