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Highway licence charges

The charges below are for 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019. 

All charges in respect of scaffolding, hoardings or conveyor belts are non-refundable.

Scaffold single/double fronted/tower scaffold or multiple frontage

Charge for a single or double frontage is defined as a total length up to and including 10m.

Charge for multiple frontages is defined as a total length of frontage greater than 10m.

The following charges are valid from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

Period Charge for single or double frontage from 1 April 2018 Charge for multiple frontages from 1 April 2018
New application (per 28 day period) £160.90 £608.60
Renewal (per 28 day period) £31.10 £207

Hoarding and fencing 

The following charges are valid 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

Hoarding and fencing licence charges are non-refundable. All charges are for a period of 28 days.

Charges vary depending on the length of fencing or hoarding.

 Application type       Charges from 1 April 2018
Under 10 metres 10 to 20 metres Over 20 metres
 New applications £160.90 £608.60 £912.90
 Renewals £36.20 £380.90 £788.70
 Inspection £38.60 £38.60 £38.60

Storage container, portable toilet, portable cabin

The following charges are valid from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

Period Charge from 1 April 2018
Licence New application (per 28 day period) £128.70
Renewal Renewal (per 28 day period) £30.80
Inspection Per inspection £38.60

Conveyor belt

The following charges are valid from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

Period Charge from 1 April 2017
Licence New application (per 28 day period) £124.30
Renewal Renewal (per 28 day period) £124.30
Inspection Per inspection £37.30

The following charges are valid from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

Period Charge from 1 April 2018
Licence New application (per 28 day period) £128.70
Renewal Renewal (per 28 day period) £128.70
Inspection Per inspection £38.60

Controlled Parking Zones

Find out if you are in a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ).

Parking bay suspension

If you wish to apply for a highway licence in a CPZ you will also need a parking bay suspension. These charges are calculated per 5m space per chargeable day.

Parking bay suspension charges will be calculated on the following basis:

Monday to Friday CPZ - Bay suspension charge will be 20 chargeable days over a four week period (28 days).

Monday to Saturday CPZ - Bay suspension charge will be 24 chargeable days over a four week period (28 days).

Bank and public holidays are excluded.

Duration of the parking bay suspension will be the same as for the licence period.

The following charges are valid from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

Tier Bay suspension charge per 5m space per chargeable day 
One hour CPZ from 1 April 2018 All day CPZ from 1 April 2018
Tier 1 (minimum of 5 days) £6.20 £34.20
Tier 2 (6-35 days) £9.30 £47.40
Tier 3 (More than 35 days) £12.20 £60.80

Charge to renew your highway licence

A new application will be required if a licence is not renewed before the expiry date and relevant charges will apply.

Renewals will be counted as continuous rolling days and the appropriate tier rate will apply.

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