A licence is needed if you require a skip and intend to place it on the public highway. The skip company from whom you hire the skip is responsible for obtaining a skip licence and they should apply using our online form below:
You can download the Council's Skip Policy below:
Depositing of Materials on the Highway
Permission is required if you intend to deposit materials on the public highway (i.e. blocks for a drive, sand, or other building materials). You should telephone 01429 523269 for more details. You can download an application form below:
Scaffold and Hoarding Licences
A licence is required if you intend to erect a scaffold or hoarding that will encroach on the public highway. The cost of a permit is £75.00 for 4 weeks. The company who erect the scaffold or hoarding are responsible for obtaining the licence and they should download the application form below:
Excavation in the Public Highway
A Road Opening Permit is required to excavate in the public highway for any reason. Only contractors who have accredited personnel are allowed to do so and they must apply for a Road Opening Permit using the application form below before any works are started. For further details telephone 01429 523269.
For excavations involving existing apparatus, a Section 50 licence should be obtained. Contact the Council on 01429 523269 and download the application form below:
Vehicle Crossings (Dropped Kerb)
If you require a vehicle crossing to be constructed please see the Council's approved list of contractors.