Apply for a road opening permit

You must have a road opening permit to connect a foul sewer or replace apparatus in the highway.

You must apply at least 10 working days before you would like the permit to start.

Each permit costs £77.50.

Apply for a road opening permit

Pay for a road opening permit

Approval process

  1. We will take your payment then assess your request within 10 working days. We will contact you to discuss your works further if required.
  2. If approved, we will post your permit to you, along with any conditions of work.
  3. Work can only begin when you have received your permit.

Refused applications

If we cannot resolve any issues, we will refuse your application. We will return your paperwork and payment.