Pavement licence

The pavement licence scheme provides a streamlined consent route to allow businesses such as cafés, bars and restaurants to place temporary furniture such as tables and chairs on the public highway adjacent to their premises.


The fee for a pavement licence application is £75 which you are required to pay at the time of submission.  Please call 01603 430488 to pay this by debit or credit card.

Application and guidance notes

Guidance notes

Apply for a pavement licence

Pavement licence site notice

Processing and timescales

The authority has ten working days from the day after the valid application is made, to consult on and determine the application. 

If the local authority does not determine the application within the ten working day period, the application will be deemed to have been granted.