Apply to put materials on the highway

You need a licence if you are going to put materials on the verge, footway, footpath or road.

  • buildings materials
  • rubbish
  • Biffa bins 

 

Apply for a licence

To make an application you need a copy public liability insurance certificate.

The cost of a licence depends on when you apply:

  • material on the highway licence £105
  • retrospective material on the highway licence £205

Apply for a material on the highway licence

Please note that your application will not be processed should you fail to submit the required supporting documents. 

 

What happens next

Applications will take 4 weeks to complete.

The licence will be valid for 28 calendar days. 

If you are unsure if the area you wish to put materials is private or not, check the list of streets.

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