Licence for non-illuminated banners and Christmas or festive decorations

Apply for a licence to put non-illuminated and festive decorations on or over a public road, pavement, verge or path.

How to apply

Suffolk County Council licence fees increased from 1 October 2019. The revised fee amounts are in the application forms. Make sure you read through the application form before you apply for a licence.

Download and complete the application form (Word, 75KB).

Send the completed form to or by post to:

Suffolk County Council
Network Assurance Licencing Team
Phoenix House
3 Goddard Road

Contact Highways England if you need to erect a scaffold or hoarding on a trunk road.

Email or contact 0345 606 6171 if you have any questions.

Find details on how to apply for permission to attach seasonal decorations, banners and hanging baskets on streetlight columns.