Weighbridge operators licence
To operate a public weighbridge, you require a certificate of competence issued
by the Chief Inspector for Weights and Measures for South Ayrshire Council. This ensures that you can perform your duties competently and honestly and can be obtained
after performing a basic test. No one can operate public weighing equipment unless he or she holds a certificate
How to apply
The links below take you to another website which processes these applications on behalf of South Ayrshire Council
What happens next?
Before considering an application South Ayrshire Council must have received all the required supporting documentation
before the application is considered lodged.
It is in the public interest that the South Ayrshire Council must process your application before it can be granted. We would expect to process your application within 21 days. If
you have not heard from us within a reasonable period, please contact us.
What if I have been refused approval?
Please contact South Ayrshire Council using the contact details below in the first instance.
You may appeal to the National Measurement Office if your application is refused.
We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with South Ayrshire Council Trading Standards. From outside
the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.
If you wish to complain about a licence holder the please use the contact details below.
Who to contact
South Ayrshire Council
5/7 River Terrace
Ayr KA8 0BJ
Tel: 01292 616060