Metal Permits

The NEW hours for scrap metal permits are as follows:

  • Monday - Thursday:  9:00 a.m.  - 2:00 p.m.

  • Friday: 9:00 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m.

You MUST BE 18-years-old or older to apply for a permit. 

Once the application is submitted, it will be reviewed. You will receive an email in two to four days to let you know you can come pick up your permit at 
515 South Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730

The permitting process begins by filling out all the same appropriate information via the online scrap metal permit application.

A criminal history review will be performed. The permit will be issued or denied based on this review. Once approved, the applicant will be contacted by phone or email for when they can pick up their metal recycling permit at the York County Sheriff District 3 office in Rock Hill. 

The District 3 office is located in the former Army reserve building between York County Natural Gas and the Rock Hill Magistrate's Office at 515 South Cherry Rd. Rock Hill, SC. 

Scrap Metal Permit Application Click Here

District 3 Office Map with arrows pointing to the front door and parking area