oHire is a completely impartial service allowing you to discover and compare skip companies in Derbyshire. The overview below only includes companies which provide skip hire services in Derbyshire and have a valid license with the Environment Agency. We only list licensed companies because we want to help with tackling bad practices such as fly-tipping caused by rogue traders. We check whether the license of the listed companies is still valid on a regular basis.
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands region, divided into 9 districts: High Peak, Derbyshire Dales, South Derbyshire, Erewash, Amber Valley, North East Derbyshire, Chesterfield, Bolsover, and City of Derby. In the first 8 of these, placing a skip on the highway is only allowed after obtaining a permit at the Derbyshire County Council. The City of Derby is a unitary authority, administered separately, and has a separate skip permit application process. Visit our Derby skip hire page for more information. Besides Derby, the largest cities in Derbyshire are: Chesterfield, Long Eaton, Ilkeston, Swadlincote, Belper, Dronfield, Buxton, Ripley, Staveley, Glossop, Heanor, Bolsover and Eckington
Derbyshire borders the following counties: Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, and Cheshire.
Note that the following information is not relevant for the City of Derby, which has a separate skip permit procedure. The info is hence only applicable to High Peak, Derbyshire Dales, South Derbyshire, Erewash, Amber Valley, North East Derbyshire, Chesterfield and Bolsover.
Who can apply for a permit?
In Derbyshire, skip companies should apply for a permit, it is not possible to apply for a permit as an individual.
How much does it cost?
Obtaining a skip permit in Derbyshire costs £14. When comparing prices from skip companies in Derbyshire, make sure to check whether these costs are included or not.
How long is a skip permit valid?
A skip permit from the Derbyshire County Council is valid for maximum 7 days (A or B road) or maximum 14 days (any other road).
What if I don't have a license?
If you place a skip on the road without permission, it will cost you £50 and the skip might be removed without notice.
For more information about applying for a skip permit in non-metropolitan Derbyshire, visit the Derbyshire County Council website.