Highway projection licence
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?
How long will it take to process my application?
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?
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.
Luton Council, Central Depot, Kingsway, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4 8EJ
Tel: 01582 510333