A person who regularly engages in the business of purchasing, acquiring, or canvassing secondhand building material, including all nonferrous scrap metal, proprietary articles, or both, for the purpose of resale and has conducted transactions involving, or has offered for sale, more than 600 pounds combined weight of secondhand building material or enters into more than 26 combined transactions annually. See Virginia Code § 59.1-116.1.
Authorized Scrap Seller
Any licensed plumber, electrical contractor, HVAC contractor, or building and construction contractor. See Virginia Code § 59.1-116.1.
Scrap Metal Processor
Any person who is engaged in the business of processing motor vehicles into scrap for remelting purposes who, from a fixed location, utilizes machinery and equipment for processing and manufacturing ferrous and nonferrous metallic scrap into prepared grades, and whose principal product is metallic scrap. See Virginia Code § 46.2-1200.
For more information...
For more information about the applications and permits required to sell or obtain Secondhand Building Materials, email the Roanoke County Attorney's Office
or call (540) 772-2071.