Occupy a portion of the road temporarily (scaffolding, staging or hoarding)

There are a number of conditions that will need to be met before the application will be agreed, mainly in relation to traffic management complying with Chapter 8 of the Traffic Signs Manual including the protection of the scaffolding from traffic impact.


Applications should be submitted:

  • at least 10 working days before the start date for non-traffic sensitive routes
  • at least 20 working days before the start date for traffic sensitive routes.

Charges fall into separate categories - traffic sensitive and non traffic sensitive. Permits cost are also based on the length of time that you require the scaffolding, staging or hoarding.

From 1 April 2021:

  • £133.25 per month non-traffic sensitive
  • £266 per month traffic sensitive