Road occupation permits

Apply for a road occupation permit

You will need a permit if you undertake any of the following activities in a public street

  • excavate in the road or pavement
  • create or alter a driveway or other access point
  • create a dropped kerb
  • erect scaffolding, access towers, hoarding, staging or place contractors plant
  • put up a tower crane
  • operate mobile cranes, hoists and cherry pickers.

If your work involves placing, maintaining adjusting or removing apparatus in or under a road or pavement you must contact us directly for this service.

Download a road occupation application pack (PDFs)

Please email your completed road application permit form to

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Pay for a road occupation permit

Once you have sent your road permit application to you will receive a reference number that you can use to make a payment.

Pay for a road occupation permit