Licence needed to put building materials, including storage containers, on a highway.
This licence is called a builders deposit licence and is only given in exceptional circumstances. Where possible we expect you to store building materials off the highway on private property.
Apply for a builders deposit licence
You must complete and return the pdf builders deposit licence application form (260 KB) .
You must apply for a licence at least 2 days before you want to put any building materials on the highway.
The licence costs are:
- Licence or renewal: £70
The builders deposit licence can last up to a month. You can renew this before the license expires.
How to pay
You can pay online or by cheque.
You'll need a credit or debit card.
Make your cheque payable to Bristol City Council and post it to:
Bristol City Council: ABS Finance Team 1
Highway Licences (CH 3C)
PO Box 3399
Bristol BS1 9NE