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Highway fees (2022/2023)

There will be a change to your usual bin collection day on week commencing Monday 30 May, due to the extra Bank Holiday. Our crews will be working between Monday to Thursday and all refuse collections that week will move a day forward. View your bin collection calendar.

Highway licence fees

You may be charged a highway licence late notification fee of £30 if you do not give enough notice. Where notice is required, this is shown in the table below.

Licence type Notice required Cost

Application for skips (7 days)

2 days

£18

Scaffolding licence

7 days

£50 admin fee

£64 inspection fee per month or part of

Hoarding licence

7 days

£50 admin fee

£64 inspection fee per month or part of

Deposits of materials upon the highway

7 days

£50 admin fee

£64 inspection fee per month or part of

Placement of containers, cabins, welfare facilities on the highway

7 days

£50 admin fee

£64 inspection fee per month or part of

Tower crane / oversail licence

14 days

£50 admin fee

£64 inspection fee per month or part of

Mobile elevated work platform (cherry pickers) or mobile crane licence

7 days

£50 admin fee

£64 inspection fee per month or part of

Canopies, balconies etc.

2 months

£50 admin fee

£64 inspection fee per month or part of

Apparatus on the highway

7 days

£50 admin fee

£64 inspection fee per month or part of

Cables and rails over the highway

7 days

£50 admin fee

£64 inspection fee per month or part of

Vehicle crossing licence

14 days

£50 admin fee

£64 inspection fee

Road opening notices

20 days

£50 admin fee

£99 inspection fee per month or part of

Section 50 (street works) licence - new apparatus

28 days

£158 admin fee

£178 capitalised fee

£129 inspection fee for each 200m length

Section 50 (street works) licence - existing apparatus

28 days

£75 admin fee

£124 inspection fee for each 200m length

Street café licence

2 months

£442 for new applications

£129 annual renewal fee

Building works to cellars

14 days

£440 licence fee

£129 inspection fee per month or part of

Advertising boards

2 months

£108 for new applications

£63 annual renewal fee

Display of goods (up to 5m2)

2 months

£108 for new applications

£63 annual renewal

Display (over 5m2)

2 months

£168 for new applications

£125 annual renewal

Highway charges

Charge Cost

Parking waiver

£16 (1 day per vehicle) admin fee

Road traffic accident clear-up

£50 admin fee

Labour / plant / materials - actual cost

Placing of a traffic sign on or near a road consideration

£50 admin fee

Placing of a traffic sign in accordance with above

Professional, legal, advertising, signing

Actual cost

Charge for loss of revenue where the operation obstructs an on-street parking bay administered by the council

£5 per day per bay

Traffic Regulation Order fees

Order type Notice required Cost

5 day closure (planned works)

28 days

£311

Emergency closure (21 days)

Next day

£311

Temporary 18 month closure (roads)*

28 days

£1,600 minimum

Temporary 6 month closure (footpaths)*

28 days

£1,600 minimum

Extension to temporary 6 month closure*

14 days

£1,600 minimum

Permanent order*

28 days

£1,600 minimum

Application from developer to vary, amend, or revoke a Traffic Regulation Order*

28 days

£2,500 minimum

*Advertising costs - estimate £400 to £800 per advert, but this varies depending on the advert size

Street naming and numbering fees

Details Cost

New streets

£155

1 to 3 addresses

£40 per address

4 address or more

£13 per address

For every 50 address or part of above 3

£100

Searches and information charges

Type of information Cost

Highway inspector report, complaint, contact

To provide copies for the previous 2 years

£55

Works instructions / orders

To provide copies for the previous 2 years

£55

Street works register

To provide copies for the previous 2 years

£55

Additional charge for more than 2 previous years of any of the above

£55

Highway adoption records

To provide electronic extracts of records

£34