A scaffold permit is required to erect scaffolding on the Highway under the provisions of Section 169 of the Highways Act 1980.
Please see details below on how to apply for a scaffold permit.
Who can apply?
To apply for a scaffold permit within Neath Port Talbot, you must provide proof of your Public Liability Insurance, which must be a minimum of £5 million.
Conditions of the permit
Permission is subject to conditions which may relate to: the location of the scaffold; available space on the footway; and pedestrian access - click here to view the full conditions of the permit. Additional conditions may also apply to individual applications.
How do I apply?
The fee payable for applying for a scaffold permit is currently £83.50
Please complete the following scaffolding application form and save it as a pdf. This can be uploaded during the application process.
Scaffolding Application Form 2019-20 (DOC 51 KB)
Scaffolding Licence Terms and Conditions 2019 (DOC 52 KB)