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Highway fees (2019/2020)

Highway licence fees

Licence type Notice required Details Cost (£)
Application for skips 2 days 7 days £16.50
Scaffolding licence 7 days

Admin fee

Inspection fee (per month or part of)

£47.50

£61.50

Hoarding licence 7 days

Admin fee

Inspection fee (per month or part of)

£47.50

£61.50

Deposits of materials on the highway 7 days

Admin fee

Inspection fee (per month or part of)

£47.50

£61.50

Placement of containers, cabins, welfare facilities on the highway 7 days

Admin fee

Inspection fee (per month or part of)

£47.50

£61.50

Towe crane / oversail licence 14 days

Admin fee

Inspection fee (per month or part of)

£47.50

£61.50

Mobile elevated work platform (cherry picker) or mobile crane licence 7 days

Admin fee

Inspection fee (per month or part of)

£47.50

£61.50

Canopies, balconies, etc. 2 months

Admin fee

Inspection fee (per month or part of)

£47.50

£61.50

Apparatus on the highway 7 days

Admin fee

Inspection fee (per month or part of)

£47.50

£61.50

Cables and rails over the highway 7 days

Admin fee

Inspection fee (per month or part of)

£47.50

£61.50

Vehicle crossing licence 14 days

Admin fee

Inspection fee (per month or part of)

£47.50

£61.50

Road opening notices 20 days

Admin fee

Inspection fee (per month or part of)

£47.50

£95.50

Section 50 (Street Works) licence - new apparatus 28 days

Admin fee

Capitalised fee

Inspection fee (for each 200m length)

£152

£171.50

£124.50

Section 50 (Street Works) licence - existing apparatus 28 days

Admin fee

Inspection fee (for each 200m length)

£72

£119

Street cafe licence 2 months

New application fee

Annual renewal fee

£426.50

£124

Building works to cellars 14 days

Licence fee

Inspection fee

£424.50

£124.50

Advertising boards 2 months

New applications

Annual renewal

£104

£60

Display of goods 2 months

New applications

Annual renewal

£104

£60

Display <5m2 2 months

New applications

Annual renewal

£162

£120

Highway licence late notification fee This fee may be applied where insufficient notice is given in respect of highway licence application £30

Highway charges

Charge Details Cost (£)
Parking waiver Admin fee. One day per vehicle. £16
Road traffic accident clear-up

Admin fee

Labour/plant/materials

£47.50

Actual cost

Placing of a traffic sign on or near a road consideration Admin fee £47.50
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 £300
Emergency closure (21 days) Next day £300
Temporary 18 month closure (roads)* 28 days Minimum £1600
Temporary 6 month closure (footpaths)* 28 days Minimum £1600
Extension to temporary 6 month closure* 14 days Minimum £1600
Permanent order* 28 days Minimum £1600
Application from developer to vary, amend, or revoke a Traffic Regulation Order* 28 days Minimum £2500
*Advertising costs (estimate £400 to £800 per advert, but varies depending on advert size)

Street naming and numbering fees

Details Cost (£)
New streets £155
1 to 3 addresses £40 per address
4 addresses or more £13 per address
For every 50 addresses or part of, above 3 £100

Searches / information charges

Type of information Details Cost (£)
Highway inspector report, complaint, contact Provide copies for previous 2 years £52.50
Works instructions / orders Provide copies for previous 2 years £52.50
Street works register Provide copies for previous 2 years £42.50
Additional charge For more than 2 previous years of any of the above £52.50
Highway adoption records Provide electronic extracts of £32

 

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