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Highway licence charges

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

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 2017 Charge for multiple frontages from 1 April 2017
New application (per 28 day period) £155.50 £588
Renewal (per 28 day period) £30 £200

Hoarding, storage container, fencing, portable toilet, portable cabin

Period Charge from 1 April 2017
Licence New application (per 28 day period) £124.30
Renewal Renewal (per 28 day period) £29.80
Inspection Per inspection £37.30

Conveyor belt

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

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 2017 All day CPZ from 1 April 2017
Tier 1 (minimum of 5 days) £6 £33
Tier 2 (6-35 days) £9 £45.80
Tier 3 (More than 35 days) £11.80 £58.70

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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