What do I need a licence for
Activities such as road closures, erecting scaffolding, operating plant and machinery, excavating or depositing materials on the highway all require a licence or permit.
The Highways Licences listed below can be applied for on page 2. Please download the relevant guidance documents below:
- Crane (and other lifting appliance)
- Cart over (temporary access / egress to site)
- Temporary deposit of materials (placing items on the highway other than vehicles).
To carry out work within, excavate, or break through the existing adopted highway to work on or install new apparatus Section 50 Streetworks Licences under New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 are also available.