Name
Street works licence
Summary

If you wish to excavate or place any apparatus in a street you must have a licence before starting any work.

You must apply for a street works licence at least four weeks in advance, or where a road closure is required, three months in advance of the start of the proposed works.

The person granted a street works licence becomes an undertaker and has relevant duties and responsibilities imposed.

About this licence
Legislation
Fees

Before we can issue a street works licence, the applicant must pay £300 to cover the statutory inspection fees and administration charges.

Application and guidance notes
Register
Contact us to view the public register.
Complaints
Contact us in the first instance.
Contact details