Highway applications and permits
Apply for street and highway permits, including skips, hoardings, oversails and pavement cafes.
You can apply for a number of permits and licences either by post or online.
These forms are available to download, print and submit by post. Please see the individual forms for contact details:
Building material, excavation, cabins/containers and roll on/off (PDF)
Streetworks licence guidance and application (PDF)
Traffic Regulation Order (PDF)
Portable traffic signals application (PDF)
These forms are also available to submit and pay online.
If you want to construct or alter your property in such a way that the result of the works project over, or encroach into the highway, you will need permission from us.
A pavement café licence enables businesses to provide designated seating only areas outside for their customers to eat and drink.
If you wish to place A-frames, advertising boards or signs on the highway then you will need a permit from us.
If you plan to put up scaffolding, hoarding or fencing on any part of the public highway in Swansea you will need a licence from us.
You should apply to us for a permit if you wish to use a crane, scissor lift, cherry picker or similar, on or over the public highway.
To place a skip on the highway you must apply for a permit. This should be done at least 24 hours before you intend to place it on the highway.
Dropped kerbs, or vehicle crossovers are the lowered kerb stones that allow vehicles to legally access driveways and other access roads to homes.