Structures Projecting Over or Under The Highway (Scaffolding or Hoarding/Fencing)

Licence Summary
If you intend to erect Scaffolding or a Hoarding/Fence on any part of the adopted highway in Redcar and Cleveland, you require a licence from Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.
Adopted highway is defined as a road, grass verge or footway.

Eligibility Criteria
If you would like to erect scaffolding or hoarding/fence on the highway, you should speak to a scaffolding contractor who will apply for a licence on your behalf.
A scaffolding contractor who wishes to erect scaffolding or hoarding/fence on a highway maintained by Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council at public expense, must have current Public Liability Insurance of at least £5 million.

Regulation Summary
Highways Act 1980, sections 169 & 172

Application Evaluation Process
A minimum of 3 working days advance notice must be given, except in cases of emergency.

Permission may be granted subject to the Conditions of Consent and Notes for Guidance (see below).

 icon Conditions of Consent - Scaffolding.pdf (16.22k)
Last modified: 16/04/2014 10:35:52


Fees
The fee for issuing a scaffolding licence is £31.00 per week (flat rate for first and subsequent weeks).

Fees incurred will be invoiced on a monthly basis.

Will Tacit Consent Apply?
Yes. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from us within 21 days.

How to Apply
We aim to acknowledge your application within three working days. If you have applied online we will acknowledge your application via email.

You have the option of applying online or by downloading an application form.

Online Application
Apply for a permit to place structures over or under the highway.
Apply to change a permit to place structures over or under the highway.

Download an Application Form
If you would prefer to download an application form, please download the document below and return to us using the contact details at the bottom of the page.

 icon Scaffold and Hoarding Application Form.pdf (42.76k)
Last modified: 16/04/2014 10:36:35


Failed Application Redress
Please contact the Traffic Manager / Streetworks Co-ordinator, Engineering Section, Operations Division in the first instance, using the contact details below.

Licence Holder Redress
Please contact the Traffic Manager / Streetworks Co-ordinator, Engineering Section, Operations Division in the first instance, using the contact details below.

Consumer Complaint
We would always advise that in the event of complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice.

From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Trade Associations
Builders Merchants Federation (BMF)
National Specialist Contractors Council (NSCC)
National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC)
National Federation of Builders (NFB)

Registers
Licensing registers are available to view, by prior arrangement, at the Council Offices. Please click here for further details.

Further Information
Scaffolding, Hoarding or Fence Licence

Contact Details

Address:
Directorate of Regeneration Services,
Engineering,
Redcar & Cleveland House,
Kirkleatham Street,
Redcar.
TS10 1RT.

Tel: (01287) 612594

Email: Engineering@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

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Last updated:
27/06/2014

Assigned review date:
07/05/2015

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