You are legally required to apply for permission to carry out work, roadworks, streetworks or other notifiable activities on the public highway. Apply for works in Norfolk (except Norwich) using the options below.
If the public highway is within Norwich, please apply to Norwich City Council.
You can apply online, where available, below or print the form and return completed forms to:
Highways Permits and Licences, Norfolk County Council, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DH
A scaffold/hoardings licence is required if the scaffold is to be placed on the public highway, which is applied for by scaffold companies registered with Norfolk County Council.
A skip licence is required if the skip is to be placed on the public highway, which is applied for by skip companies registered with us. Once registered a skip company may apply for a skip licence using the skip licence application form. This needs to be completed every time a skip(s) needs to be placed on the public highway (verge, path, or road) and is a statutory requirement.
A licence is not required if the skip is to be placed within your property.
We have no powers to give consent or charge traders operating from lay-bys.
We do not take any preventative action to stop trading provided that the following conditions apply: