Licence - temporary structures over the highway

If you would like permission to place temporary or permit structure over the highway including bunting or lighting you must apply to the highway authority.

How to apply

To apply to place bunting, banners or decorative lights over, along or across the public highway please use our online application form.

For more information about obtaining permission to place temporary or permanent structures over a highway please contact us.

What the law says

The relevant legislation is Highways Act 1980, Section 178.

How long will it take to process my application?

It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from us within 21 working days, please contact us.

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