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General Permit Application Request


All construction or other works which may affect the use of roads or pavements, for instance by occupying or using part of the road and / or pavement by placing hoards, cranes, scaffold or other construction equipment on the roads or pavement, will require authorisation from the City Council before the work can start. Permit applications in this section include: scaffold, hoard, crane (and other lifting appliance), cart over (temporary access / egress to site), excavation, and temporary deposit of materials.

As each case is complex, please call us call us on 0121 303 6644, where you will be able to get advice to help you request the right authorisation.

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