Apply for a scaffolding or hoarding licence

To apply for a scaffolding or hoarding licence you must first register with the council.

A scaffolding licence costs £50 per 20m length and can be valid for up to 28 days. A hoarding-only licence is free.

You must apply at least five working days before you would like the work to start.

You must request to extend a licence at least two days before the expiry date.

Apply for a scaffolding or hoarding licence

Alternatevly, call 01522 782070.

Approval process

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

Refused applications

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