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Scaffold licence

Here you can find out how to apply for a scaffold licence.

A licence is needed to erect a scaffold on public footways.

After a licence is issued and a scaffold is in place, a Streetworks inspector will visit. This is to make sure that there are no obstructions or effects on the health and safety of the public.

How to apply

For scaffolding companies, please complete: 

Return the form to:

Note: The fees are listed on the form.

Time to process

Licences can be sent out within five working days, from when we get the form and fee.

Will tacit authorisation apply?

No.

If all the relevant criteria are met on the form and the fee has been paid.

We will only authorise you to erect a scaffold in a public footway after a licence has been produced.

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