Deposit a site cabin or storage container on the highway

  1. Summary

    A permit is required if you want to put a site cabin or storage container on the highway (road/pavement).

    If it's to be positioned inside the hoarding you don't need a separate site cabin permit.

    Only apply for this permit from us if the location falls within the Manchester City Council boundaries. If you're not sure check which council the location falls under.

  2. Fees

    £203

    Made up of inspection fee of £68 (applied to all applications) and permit cost of £135 (maximum of 28 days).

    The fee for renewing the permit for a further 28 days is £68.

  3. Application and guidance notes

    View the terms and conditions

    Apply for permission to deposit a site cabin or storage container on the highway

  4. Attachments required

    • Public liability insurance, minimum cover £10million; and
    • A scale plan of the site showing the position of the structure/obstruction on the road/pavement.
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    Applications should include Evidence of valid 'Public Liability' Insurance (not less than £10 million) and a scale plan of the site showing the position of the structure/obstruction on the highway/road. Both of these documents can be emailed to highwaylicences@manchester.gov.uk.

  5. Processing and timescales

    We'll contact you within 5 working days with either the permit (which must be displayed on site) or to let you know that we need to visit the site and discuss your proposal in more detail.

  6. Legislation

  7. Validity and renewals

    The permit is valid for the period approved up to a maximum of 28 days. You can renew your permit for a further 28 days

  8. Complaints

    Contact us in the first instance by email to highwaylicences@manchester.gov.uk

  9. Contact us

    highwaylicences@manchester.gov.uk

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