Pay for a skip, scaffolding and S50 licence

Pay Suffolk County Council online for a Section 50, skip or scaffolding licence.

It's quicker and easier to pay online.

Skip or scaffolding licence (SL NRSWA)


  • skip and skip extension
  • scaffolding and scaffolding extension
  • skip or scaffolding penalty

When entering your Licence / Licence Reference Number, please add 000 before the given 5 digit number.
E.g. NRSWA-LICENCE-00011111.

Pay skip/scaffolding licence

Licence for apparatus placed in the highway (NRSWA S50)

  • For apparatus (e.g. water supply) being placed in the highway by a contractor, which is maintained by the owner of the apparatus and not a utility company.

When entering your S50 reference number, please add 00 before the given 5 digit number. E.g. NRSWA-S50-0011111.

Pay S50 licence


  • will need the licence reference number provided by us
  • can pay by debit or credit card

Online banking

Payment should be made to:

  • Account name: Suffolk County Council
  • Sort Code: 30-00-00
  • Account Number: 00293148

If you are a Lloyds customer, you may have difficulty using the above Sort Code and Account number. Therefore, please use the following:

  • Account name: Suffolk County Council
  • Sort Code: 30-00-02
  • Account Number: 01305978

You also need to email the Licence/Licence Reference Number which relates to the payment and amount being paid.

Call 0800 090 2911

Between 8.30am and 6pm Monday – Friday excluding Bank Holidays.

  • Payment may only be made by using a debit or credit card that is accepted by the Street Authority in accordance with its standard procedures.
  • You must state the Licence / Licence Reference Number for each licence in respect of which payment is being made and the amount paid in relation to each number.
  • A receipt will be provided on request. 


Send a cheque payable to Suffolk County Council to:

  • Network Assurance Licencing Team
    Phoenix House
    3 Goddard Road
    IP1 5NP

  • There'll be a delay to the process by 7 days, until authorisation of cheque clearance has been received.
  • Payment must be accompanied by the Licence Application or the Licence / Licence Reference Number covered by the payment and the amount being paid in relation to each number.
  • A receipt will be provided on request.

If you have any queries regards the above, please email or contact 01473 341 566.