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Every 12months, scrap metal dealers in the state of Georgia must register with the sheriffs department in the county in which the secondary metal recyeler is located. The purchase of metal materials Is prohibited between the hours of 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. Buyers are required to record the make, model, state of issue and license plate number of the seller's vehicle used to transport scrap metal, though it is permissible to purchase scrap from a person not in a vehicle. A digital photo or video of the material being purchased, induding a time stamp, the weight and a description of material and contact information is required. A recognizable image of the seller along with a signed statement indicating he 0r she has not been convicted of metals theft must be retained by the scrap dealer.
If you have questions, or need more information, please contact our Georgia Compliance Specialist with PopScrap by filling out our online form or calling 888-440-8858. Click HERE to find out if you are fully compliant.
NOTE: Please refer to local ordinances. Cities and counties may have additional ordinances that may not be listed here.
PopScrap provides software and compliance services to help scrap recyclers become fully compliant with Georgia scrap laws and improve overall business operations, helping to control costs in a number of ways. If you would like to learn more about how PopScrap can help your recycle and scrap business with affordable compliance and scrap yard management solutions, please fill out our online form or call us directly at 888-440-8858 to speak with a scrap and recycling compliance specialist today!
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