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License - Weighbridge Operator

License - Weighbridge Operator

Licence summary


To operate a public weighbridge, you require a certificate of competence issued by the Chief Inspector for Weights and Measures for Clackmannanshire Council.

Eligibility Criteria


You must have sufficient knowledge for the proper performance of your duties.

Regulation Summary


A summary of the regulation relating to this licence

Application Evaluation Process


No provision in legislation

Will Tacit Consent Apply?


No. It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from Clackmannanshire Council within a reasonable period, please contact it. You can do this online if you applied through the UK Welcomes service or use the contact details below.

Apply Online


Application for a Application for a public weighbridge operator's certificate

Failed Application Redress


Please contact Clackmannanshire Council in the first instance.

You may appeal to the National Measurement Office if your application is refused.

Licence Holder Redress


Please contact Clackmannanshire Council in the first instance.

Consumer Complaint


We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Rights webpage will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Other Redress


E.g. about noise, pollution, etc. Also should one licence holder complain about another.

Trade Associations


National Measurement Office (NMO)

Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA)

Please note that fees lodged with any Licence application are non-refundable.

For Further Information Contact

Licensing Administrator, Development & Environment
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: +44 (0)1259 452534
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