Section 171 - Licence to deposit building materials or excavate in the street
To place building materials and/or to make an excavation on any part of the highway a licence must be obtained from the Council
All materials must be placed on private land whenever possible.
The unauthorised placement of building materials and the making of excavations within a highway is both dangerous and illegal.
Copies of the Highways Act 1980 can be purchased from Her Majesty's Stationery Office or accessed by this link Section 171 Highways Act 1980
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