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Placing temporary signs licence

Pease apply for this licence if you wish to place temporary directional signage within Bracknell Forest Borough as per Traffic Signs Regulations & General Directions (TSRGD).


The application fee is £362 plus an additional £57 per USRN occupied.

You will be required to pay online for this application. We will send an email to the relevant payee confirming the amount once you have applied.

The penalty for placing temporary signs on the highway without authorisation or licence is £633.

Code of practice

Please read the code of practice prior to your application.

How long will my application take to process?

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.

The law

The relevant legislation is Section 171 of the Highways Act 1980.


Please contact us in the first instance. If you wish to appeal against a decision you may do so to the local magistrates' court.

Complaints about temporary signs

We advise that if you have a complaint you contact the trader first - preferably by letter (with proof of delivery).

If that hasn't worked and if you are located in the UK, Citizens Advice consumer advice will give you advice.

From outside the UK, please contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

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