Highway Licences

How to apply for a licence including skips, scaffolds, mobile elevating work platforms or building materials on a public road, pavement or verge.

Please Note: Applications for Tables and Chairs to be placed on the Highway should be directed to the relevant Borough or District Council

Find out more about a licence from Suffolk County Council

Pay for a highway licence

How to pay for a Highway licence including skip, scaffolding, containers, welfare units and non-illuminated banners on a public road, pavement or verge.

Skip licence

How to apply for or renew a licence to place a skip on a public road, pavement or verge.

Scaffold or hoarding licence

How to apply for any scaffold or hoarding on a public road, pavement, or verge.

Crane (inc oversail), Mobile Elevating Work Platform or other forms of lifting equipment licence

How to apply for a crane (inc oversail), mobile elevating work platform or other forms of lifting equipment on or over a public road, pavement or verge.

Container cabins or welfare facilities licence

How to apply for a licence to place a container, cabin or welfare unit on a public road, pavement or verge.

Non-illuminated banners and seasonal decorations (Inc hanging baskets) licence

How to apply for a licence to erect non-illuminated banners or seasonal decorations on or over a public road, pavement or verge.

Building materials licence

How to apply for to temporarily store building materials (inc Skip Bags) on a public road, pavement or verge.

Street furniture licence

How to apply for a licence to install street furniture such as benches and notice boards on a public road, pavement or verge.

Attachments to street lighting columns licence

How to apply to attach seasonal decorations, banners and hanging baskets to street light columns on or over a public road, pavement or verge.

Planting and cultivation licence

How to apply for a licence for planting/cultivating on a public road, pavement or verge.

Signing to new developments licence

How to apply for a licence to place signing to new developments on a public road, pavement or verge.