Temporary highway licences

Building materials

You will need a licence if you wish to store any building materials on the public highway.

If you wish to place the materials in a Pay-and-Display parking bay, permission from our parking section will also be required to suspend the bay for the duration of your licence. 

If any connected works involve a streetworks permit, a temporary highway licence is required only if the materials are to be placed outside of the agreed works area, please check before applying.

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Complete our materials licence application form.

Please allow 2 working days for your application to be processed.


A materials licence costs £30 and is valid for a 2 week period.