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Apply for a pavement licence

If your business sells food or drink and you want to place temporary furniture outside your premises, you'll need a pavement licence.

How to apply

Download our pavement licence application and send your completed form to us.

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There's a £100, non-refundable pavement licence fee. You can pay:

Notice of application

After submitting your application, you must place a notice of application on your premises for at least five working days. Download our template and add your details.

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Applications are subject to a consultation period of five working days. This allows other parties to make representations against an application.

After this consultation period, we will either grant or refuse your application within five working days.


Read our policy and conditions documents before submitting your application.

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If you have any queries, contact our licensing team.

Contact information

Before contacting us, please check to see if we can answer your question from our online information.

Write to us:

Licensing Unit, Walsall Council, Civic Centre, Darwall Street, Walsall WS1 1TP

Business hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:45am - 5:15pm

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