Scaffold and hoarding licence

Do I need a licence?

A licence is required to erect a scaffold or other structure on the highway (inclusive of grass verges and footpaths).

Read the requirements before you apply.

How to apply

Please call 0151 233 3001 to request an application. Return completed applications to sec169application@liverpool.gov.uk.

Once we have received your application and appropriate fee, a Highway Inspector will contact you to confirm approval and advise if any further permissions are required. No works can take place until you have received approval.

Fees

Fees vary from domestic to commercial works as detailed below. 

Domestic works licence
Number of days construction present Cost Admin fee
Up to 7 days £60 £50
Between 7 days to 1 month £110 £50
Between 1 and 3 months £270 £50
Between 3 and 6 months £490 £50
Commercial works licence
Number of days construction present Cost Admin fee
Up to 7 days £90 £50
Between 7 days to 1 month £180 £50
Between 1 and 3 months £480 £50
Between 3 and 6 months £900 £50
Container, welfare unit or mobile crane
Every month or part month £150 plus £50 admin fee