Apply for a highways licence

Use this guide to help you find more information about the various highways licences.

We issue licences for various construction works on public roads and highways, including:

  • putting up scaffolding, hoarding, fencing or gantry
  • carrying out work within, excavating, or breaking through the road and pavement
  • storing of building materials
  • putting up portable cabins and containers
  • creating temporary crossings (use of existing council's pavement crossing).

Use this guide to find more information about the licences needed for various construction works.