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Highway licence charges

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.

Period Charge for single or double frontage from 1 April 2019 Charge for multiple frontages from 1 April 2019
New application (per 28 day period)  £167.70  £634.20
Renewal (per 28 day period)  £32.40  £215.70

Licence fee for single or double frontage (defined as a total length up to and including 10m)

Period New application Renewal
6 months £329.70 £194.40
12 months £524.10 £388.80

Licence fee for multiple frontage for (defined as a total length greater than 10m)

Period New application Renewal
6 months £1,712.70 £1,294.20
12 months £3,006.90 £2,588.40

Hoarding and fencing 

Hoarding and fencing licence charges are non-refundable. 

Charges vary depending on the length of fencing or hoarding.

Hording and fencing fees for 28 days 

    Charges from 1 April 2019

Period  New applications  Renewal
 New up to 10m  28 days  £167.70  £37.70
 New up to 20m  28 days  £634.20  £396.90
 New over 20m  28 days  £951.20  £821.80
 Inspection fee  Per month  £40.20  £40.20

Hording and fencing fees for 6 months

Prices include inspection fee.

  Charges from 1 April 2019

Period  New applications  Renewal
 New up to 10m  6 months  £597.40  £467.40
 New up to 20m  6 months  £2,859.90  £638.10
 New over 20m  6 months  £5,301.40  £5,172

Hording and fencing fees for 12 months

Prices include inspection fee.

    Charges from 1 April 2019

Period  New applications  Renewal
 New up to 10m  12 months  £1,064.80  £934.80
 New up to 20m  12 months  £5,482.50  £5,245.20
 New over to 20m  12 months  £10,473.40  £10,344

Storage container, portable toilet, portable cabin

Period Charge from 1 April 2019
Licence New application (per 28 day period) £134.10
Renewal Renewal (per 28 day period)  £32.10
Inspection Per inspection  £40.20

Conveyor belt

Period Charge from 1 April 2019
Licence New application (per 28 day period) £134.10
Renewal Renewal (per 28 day period)  £134.10
Inspection Per inspection  £40.20

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.

Tier Bay suspension charge per 5m space per chargeable day 
One hour CPZ from 1 April 2019 All day CPZ from 1 April 2019
Tier 1 (minimum of 5 days)  £6.50  £35.60
Tier 2 (6-35 days)  £9.70  £49.40
Tier 3 (More than 35 days) £12.70  £63.40

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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