Building materials licence

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

Suffolk County Council reviews its fees on an annual basis. Please make sure you read through the application form to understand the current fees and conditions before you apply as these fees are generally non-refundable.

Before you apply

Your application may be rejected if the proposed site is considered to be potentially dangerous to the public.

Contact Highways England on 0300 123 5000 if you want to apply for a licence on a trunk road.

How to apply

Download and complete the building material application form (Word, 84KB).

Send your completed form by email to highways.licensing@suffolk.gov.uk or by post to:

Suffolk County Council
Licensing and Enforcement Team
Phoenix House
3 Goddard Road
Suffolk
IP1 5NP

Email highways.licensing@suffolk.gov.uk or contact 0345 606 6171 if you have any questions.

Pay for a building materials licence

Find out how to pay for a building materials licence.

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