A scaffolding and hoarding licence is required for any scaffold or hoarding that is erected or encroaches on the public highway.
Before applying, please read our terms and conditions for both erecting scaffolding and hoarding on the public highway.
Applications for a scaffolding and hoarding licence should be received seven days before the date on which the scaffold/hoarding is to be erected. Heavy duty scaffolds will be referred to our Structures Group or to the local Building Control.
Please note that if you wish to change your existing licence, then you will need to submit a new application form, either online or via the post.
The cost of the licence is £102 per 28 day period.
If you apply online via the Gov.uk website, you can also pay online using your debit or credit card.
If you apply by downloading and completing the application form below, please enclose a cheque made payable to Surrey County Council, with your application form.
If our contractors are called out to light the site, or to make it safe, a charge will be made to the licensee.
If you have queries, concerns or complaints about your application, you can contact us via our contact centre either online or by telephone. For further details on logging a comment, compliment or complaintsplease see our website.
If you have any queries, concerns or complaints about the location or safety of materials on the public highway, please either contact us by telephone via our contact centre or report them online directly to us.