Licence for Scaffolding, Hoarding, Mobile Crane and Oversail

When carrying out any building work/maintenance or removal of any part of a property which is adjacent to the public highway (road, pavement or rear access road), the safety of all users of the highway is paramount.

To place a Scaffold/Hoarding/Mobile Crane on any part of the highway you must first of all obtain a licence from this Authority

The unauthorised placement of Scaffolding/Hoarding/Mobile Crane within a highway is both dangerous and illegal

Copies of the Highways Act 1980 can be purchased from Her Majesty's Stationery Office or via this link Highways Act 1980

To report a Scaffold or Hoarding, please visit the following eform where you are able to report Skips, Scaffolds and Hoarding.

How much does it cost?

The cost of a scaffold/hoarding/Mobile Crane licence for up to 28 days is £237 and a fee of £76.50 for every month thereafter (effective from 1st April 2024)

Application Forms 

169 Scaffold Application Form
Download (1.65MB - DOCX)
172 Application Hoarding
Download (898KB - DOCX)
178 Crane License Application
Download (67KB - DOCX)

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Last updated: 26 April 2024 13:31:24

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