Pay for a skip, scaffolding and S50 licence

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

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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 or Licence Reference Number, please add 000 before the given 5 digit number. For example, NRSWA-LICENCE-00011111.

Pay skip or scaffolding licence

Licence for apparatus placed in the highway (NRSWA S50)

For apparatus (such as 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

Before you start


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

Other ways to pay

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.


Send a cheque payable to Suffolk County Council to:

Network Assurance Licencing Team
Phoenix House
3 Goddard Road
  • 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.