Scaffolding

You must have a scaffolding, hoarding and/or other structure license to erect scaffolding on a public road. This includes erecting scaffolding, hoarding and/or other structure on a public road, pavement, footpath, verge or alleyway.  The Council is responsible for providing these licences.

 

How do I apply?

Applications are made on-line and are only accepted by scaffolding, hoarding and/or other structure companies.  Individual members of the public cannot apply for a scaffolding license. 

If you need to erect scaffolding, hoarding and/or other structure contact your desired company and they will apply for the license.  

Scaffolding, hoarding and/or other structure companies should complete the application form below.

Complete an on-line application 

Please allow up to 5 working days for your application to be processed.

 

Fees 

£82 up to 10 metres per scaffold, hoarding and/ or other structures.

£95 10 to 50 metres per scaffold, hoarding and/ or other structures.

£109 over 50 metres per scaffold, hoarding and. or other structures.

If permitted an application is valid for 3 months.
In order to receive a longer license you must renew before the first license expires.

 

Renewal fees 

£82 up to 10 metres per scaffold, hoarding and/ or other structures every consecutive month.

£95 10 to 50 metres per scaffold, hoarding and/ or other structures every consecutive month.

£109 over 50 metres per scaffold, hoarding and/ or other structures every consecutive month.

Call us to renew your license

  • 01766 771 000

Please note: The license fee is non-refundable 

 

Need to pay a fine?

If you've been fined for not having a scaffolding license, contact us in order to pay it:

  • 01766 771 000

 

Further information