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 or electrical installations on or over the highway licence

How to apply to attach seasonal decorations, banners or baskets to street lights or electrical installations 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.