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 licence is required for a skip if is going to be placed on the public highway (verge, path, or road). You need to apply for a licence every time you wish to place a skip on the highway. This is a statutory requirement.
A licence is not required if the skip is to be placed on private 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: