New application for mobile elevated working platform licensing

A licence is required to place mobile lifting apparatus on a public highway. This includes private streets where the public have a right of access. This does not apply to private gated roads with no public right of way. Private roads that are not gated where the public have a right of way to use, will still require a licence.

We require 5 working days notice from the date of the application to the date you wish to use the mobile lifting apparatus.

The licence covers Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs or cherry pickers) including mobile lifting equipment and truck-mounted lifting equipment but excludes mobile and tower cranes for which a separate oversail licence is required.

The licence duration is up to 10 calendar days. An extension can be granted for an additional 10-day period.

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