Highways Licences and Permits

Available Highways Licences and Permits

Licence and permit applications are available below to obtain the specific licences or permits required when working on the highway.

Only registered companies can apply for licences and permits on the highway. If you would like to become registered please register your company online.

Applications for permission are to be submitted at least 5 clear working days (Mondays to Fridays) before it is required. Failure to obtain the necessary permissions may result in enforcement action being taken against you. The time period must be strictly adhered to. If it is likely to be exceeded, a new application must be made at least ten clear working days before this permission expires.

Information supplied when you submit your application may be included in any Public Notices issued about the works and will appear on Worcestershire roadworks map (opens in new window). If for any reason we need to check any information submitted we may need to contact you for clarification. Please see the Council's Privacy Notice for further information about how we use your information.

Crane/Oversail

You need a licence for tower cranes that may 'oversail' the public highway for any length of time.
The cost of the licence is £100 per week, payable by credit or debit card

You will need to:-

• Provide a description of the works to be carried out and the location details
• Upload copies of your up to date Public Liability Insurance certificate and possibly your Employee Liability Insurance if you are a contractor who directly employs operatives
• Agree to our Terms and Conditions
• Pay online on submission

Apply for a Crane/Oversail

 

Skip Permit

Only registered skip companies can apply for skip permits. . If you would like to become registered please register your company online.
The cost of the permit is £20 for the first week and £10 for subsequent week, payable by credit or debit card.
It can take up to 5 working days to process an application for a skip permit.

You will need to:-

• Provide the exact location and placement of the skip (carriageway, footway or verge)
• Upload copies of your up to date Public Liability Insurance certificate and Waste Carriers Licence
• Agree to our Terms and Conditions
• Pay online on submission

Apply for a Skip Permit

 

Fencing

You will need a Fencing licence for fences on the public highway for any length of time.
The cost of the licence is £50 per week, and £25 for subsequent weeks, payable by credit or debit card

You will need to:-

• Provide a description of the works to be carried out and the location details
• Upload copies of your up to date Public Liability Insurance certificate and possibly your Employee Liability Insurance if you are a contractor who directly employs operatives
• Agree to our Terms and Conditions
• Pay online on submission

Apply for a Fencing Licence

 

Hoardings

To apply and pay for a license to place hoardings on the highway please complete the online form below. The cost of the licence is £50 per week, and £25 for subsequent weeks, payable by credit or debit card

You will need to:-

• Provide a description of the works to be carried out and the location details
• Upload copies of your up to date Public Liability Insurance certificate and possibly your Employee Liability Insurance if you are a contractor who directly employs operatives
• Agree to our Terms and Conditions
• Pay online on submission

Apply for a Hoardings Licence

 

Mobile Elevated Working Platform (MEWP, i.e. Cherry Picker)

To apply and pay for a license to place a Mobile Elevated Working Platform on the highway please complete the online form below. The cost of the licence is £100 per week, payable by credit or debit card

You will need to:-

• Provide a description of the works to be carried out and the location details
• Upload copies of your up to date Public Liability Insurance certificate and possibly your Employee Liability Insurance if you are a contractor who directly employs operatives
• Agree to our Terms and Conditions
• Pay online on submission

Apply for a MEWP Licence

Scaffolding

To apply and pay for a license to place Scaffolding on the highway please complete the online form below. The cost of the licence is £50 per week, and £25 for subsequent weeks, payable by credit or debit card

You will need to:-

• Provide a description of the works to be carried out and the location details
• Upload copies of your up to date Public Liability Insurance certificate and possibly your Employee Liability Insurance if you are a contractor who directly employs operatives
• Agree to our Terms and Conditions
• Pay online on submission

Apply for a Scaffolding Licence
 

Welfare Cabin

To apply and pay for a license to place a Welfare Cabin on the highway please complete the online form below. The cost of the licence is £20 per week, payable by credit or debit card

You will need to:-

• Provide a description of the works to be carried out and the location details
• Upload copies of your up to date Public Liability Insurance certificate and possibly your Employee Liability Insurance if you are a contractor who directly employs operatives
• Agree to our Terms and Conditions
• Pay online on submission
 

Apply for Welfare Cabin Licence