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.
Pavement licence application form (Word)Download DOC (427.5 KB)
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.
Notice of application for a pavement licence (Word)Download DOCX (23.27 KB)
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.
Pavement café licence policyDownload PDF (310.08 KB)
Pavement café licence standard conditionsDownload PDF (297.23 KB)
If you have any queries, contact our licensing team.
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