Highway licence charges

Find out how to cancel or alter a highways licence.

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

All prices valid from 1 April 2019.

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
Period New application  Renewal
6 months £329.70  £194.40
12 months £524.10 £388.80
Licence fee for multiple frontage
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, and include inspection fee. 

Hoarding and fencing fees for 28 days

  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
Hoarding and fencing fees for 6 months
  Period New applications Renewal
New up to 10m 6 months £597.40 £467.40
New up to 20m 6 months £2,859.90 £2622.60
New over 20m 6 months £5,301.40 £5,172
Hoarding and fencing fees for 12 months
  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 20m 12 months £10,473.40 £10,344

Storage container, portable toilet and portable cabin

  Period Charge
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
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.

TierBay suspension charge per 5m space per chargeable day 

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.