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A licence is required for any overhanging signs, canopies, cranes, Banners and projections over the Highway.

Do I need a licence?

Yes you do. If you wish to erect any apparatus, canopies, cranes, or banners/signs over the public highway you will need to apply for a Licence from us.

What are the conditions of the licence?

Terms and conditions are available to download at the bottom of the page.

How do I apply?

You will be able to apply online soon for a highway projection licence however this form is not ready yet. Please contact us on the details provided.

What does it cost?

£100 for 5 years.  The Licence is issued for a period of five years after which time it will be reviewed.

What information/documents do I need to provide?

Detailed Plan showing where the projection is to be placed

Are the any inspections/assessments?

No

How long will it take to process my application?

30 Days

If I'm turned down, how do I appeal?

You can't appeal. Our decision as the highway authority is final.

How long does the licence last and how do I renew it?

The Licence is issued for a period of five years after which time it will be reviewed. Please contact us a couple of weeks before it is due to expire.

How do I notify you of any changes?

Please contact us on the details provided below if there are any changes to your circumstances.

Where can I go for further information?

Please contact us on the details provided below

Is there a register?

No

The Highway Authority can take enforcement action against anyone causing unlawful wilful obstruction of the highway.
Wilful obstruction of the highway is not only a nuisance, it can cause danger to people using the highway.

 

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 Contact information

 
Highway services
Luton Council, Central Depot, Kingsway, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4 8EJ
Tel: 01582 510333
 

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