Are you thinking of moving, building or renovating your home? If your project is going to produce the need for waste disposal, you should consider hiring a skip bin. Before you do, you need to understand a few things about the hiring process. This article will explore in what situations you might need a permit to hire and place a skip bin, and in what situations it’s just fine to hire and place without a permit.
Before contacting your local (eco-friendly) skip bin provider, it’s best to establish what you need it for, where it’s going and how long you need it for.
Answer these questions:
On some occasions, a permit will be required.
We’re a skip bin hire company in Perth and have had years of experience working with various councils around the city. From our experience, we can give you some pro tips for Perth:
For most councils in Perth, you do not need a permit. The only time we have found you need a permit is if you are placing the skip bin on the road or footpaths.
If you need a permit, you’ll need to contact your local council. In applying for the permit, the following information will be requested.
The process of applying for a permit can vary from council to council, and may depend on the type of property you’re placing the skip bin on, i.e. house, apartment, townhouse. The biggest factor will be the type of bin you need and where it’ll be positioned.
When applying for the permit, you’ll be asked what kind of waste you’re disposing of.
What CAN go in a skip bin:
What CAN’T go in a skip bin:
If you’re unsure if your waste is permitted in skip bins – contact your local skip bin provider.
When you know what type of project you’re working with and how much waste it’ll be producing, you can choose a type of skip bin. The two common types of skip bins are:
It’s important to note that any skip bin filled above the rim is a risk and will not be collected by the skip bin provider.