Use this form to apply for permission to occupy a road for any period of time for any of the following reasons:

  • Depositing materials
  • Erecting staging or scaffolding
  • Siting of portable cabin or hut
  • Erecting a hoarding or fencing
  • Siting of handling equipment
  • Use of a cherry picker

A building warrant granted under Section 6 of the Building (Scotland) Acts of 1959 and 1970 does not authorise the occupation of a road in connection with building-related operations.

Cost of application

£30 for the first week then £15 each week or part of thereafter.

Applications require payment online at the end of the form using a credit/debit card.

What you will need to have

  • Contractors details
  • Public liability insurance certificate
  • Credit/debit card details


A minimum of 10 working days notice will be required to assess your application and each application is limited to a 10-week duration.

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