Traffic and transport fees and charges

Fees and charges 2021/22
Licence details Cost Per Description
Street Café Licence 1-10 sq metres annual (one off) £350 Per licence Licence required for the placing of tables and chairs on the highway in connection with licensed or other food and drink premises. Note: A licence is issued to an individual who is in attendance at the premise, rather than to a premise, partnership or company. It is not transferable to another person.
Street Café Licence 10-15 sq metres annual (one off) £395 Per licence Licence required for the placing of tables and chairs on the highway in connection with licensed or other food and drink premises. Note: A licence is issued to an individual who is in attendance at the premise, rather than to a premise, partnership or company. It is not transferable to another person.
Street Café Licence 15-20 sq metres annual (one off) £450 Per licence Licence required for the placing of tables and chairs on the highway in connection with licensed or other food and drink premises. Note: A licence is issued to an individual who is in attendance at the premise, rather than to a premise, partnership or company. It is not transferable to another person.
Annual charge for Renewal of Street Café Licence £125 Per licence Annual renewal of licence required for the placing of tables and chairs on the highway in connection with licensed premises. The combination of a lower than average renewal fee would support responsible operators, to continue trading as a café, bar or restaurant on a public pavement.
Street Café Licence - change of Licencee £125 Per licence Licence required for the placing of tables and chairs on the highway in connection with licensed or other food and drink premises. Note: A licence is issued to an individual who is in attendance at the premise, rather than to a premise, partnership or company. It is not transferable to another person.
Street Café Licence - Change to the extent of the licensed area 1-10 sq metres £350 Per licence Licence required for the placing of tables and chairs on the highway in connection with licensed or other food and drink premises. Note: A licence is issued to an individual who is in attendance at the premise, rather than to a premise, partnership or company. It is not transferable to another person.
Street Café Licence - Change to the extent of the licensed area 15 sq metres or more £395 Per licence Licence required for the placing of tables and chairs on the highway in connection with licensed or other food and drink premises. Note: A licence is issued to an individual who is in attendance at the premise, rather than to a premise, partnership or company. It is not transferable to another person.
Charge for Use of Patio heaters (each) £70 Per heater Environmental levy as the premises will no longer conform to energy efficiency policies.
Traffic Management or Development Control related request letters by Solicitors and other organisations. £170 Per letter Charge applies to solicitors applying on behalf of clients requiring information about traffic management arrangements and other related information, usually as part of an insurance claim following a road traffic accident. These are applicable as the some requests for additional information fall outside the remit of Con29 enquiries.
Temporary Order for planned works on or adjacent to the highway £2400 Per order Temporary Traffic Regulation Order; Includes temporary road closures and other restrictions to facilitate works on or adjacent to the highway. Any orders requiring additional advertising beyond standard costs may be subject to additional charges.
Temporary Notice for unplanned or short duration works on or adjacent to the highway £740 Per notice For emergency works and short duration restrictions only. This includes temporary road closures and other restrictions, (Traffic Management planning)
Notice of Event - Single Advert Only £1250 Per notice This includes temporary road closures and other restrictions to facilitate works on or adjacent to the highway. (Traffic Management planning).
Licence for Temporary signs on the Highway (Maximum duration 6 months) £320 Per licence This could include directional signage to housing developments, private premises, land etc. Maximum 6 months.
Retrospective Licence and fixed penalty for Temporary signs on the Highway without authorisation or Licence £460 Per licence This is a fixed penalty processed as a Retrospective Licence in locations where Licence conditions are met. This process incurs additional administration cost and inspection fees that are recoverable. It is intended that this charge will act as a deterrent and improve developer, retailer and other contractor performance who have a duty to observe the law. This will also enable the Council to identify and prosecute those illegally advertising on the highway or take other enforcement measure when necessary.
Application for Temporary 3 and 4 ways Traffic Signals £175 Per application  
Switching off (including bagging over) and on of Signalised Junctions or Pedestrian Crossing £410 Per instance Charge to promoters of street and road works for switching on and off permanent traffic signals as part of on-site traffic management. Separate charge applies to both switch off and switch on.
Signalised Junctions phasing or similar information request letters by Solicitors and other organisations.

£170

Per letter Charge applies to solicitors applying on behalf of clients requiring information about traffic signal phasing and other related information, usually as part of an insurance claim following a road traffic accident.
NRSWA S50 Licence (every 200 metres)(Existing apparatus) £575 Per licence Licence to allow existing private apparatus to be maintained and improved in the public highway. Fee increased to match that of Warwickshire County Council in line with Shared Service.
NRSWA S50 Licence (every 200 metres) (New apparatus) £885 Per licence Licence to allow private apparatus to be installed in the public highway. Fee increased to match that of Warwickshire County Council in line with Shared Service.
NRSWA S50 Licence (every 200 metres) (New apparatus) per additional 200m £121 per additional 200m Licence to allow private apparatus to be installed in the public highway. Fee increased to match that of Warwickshire County Council in line with Shared Service.
NRSWA S50 Licence (every 200 metres)(Trial Holes) £301 Per licence Licence to allow existing private apparatus to be maintained and improved in the public highway. Fee increased to match that of Warwickshire County Council in line with Shared Service.
NRSWA S50 Licence Paper Permit £60 Per licence Licence to allow existing private apparatus to be maintained and improved in the public highway. Fee increased to match that of Warwickshire County Council in line with Shared Service.
NRSWA S171 Licence (every 200 metres)(Existing apparatus) £290 Per licence Licence to temporarily make an excavation in the public highway (trial hole).
Scaffold / Hoarding Licence (1 month licence including renewal) min 5 working days notice £140 Per licence Licence to allow a developer or builder to place a scaffold on the public highway in accordance with the Terms and Conditions
Scaffold / Hoarding Licence (3 month licence including renewal) £185 Per licence Licence to allow a developer or builder to place a
scaffold on the public highway in accordance with the Terms and Conditions.
Retrospective Scaffolding and Hoarding Licence £335 Per licence This is a fixed penalty processed as a Retrospective Licence in locations where Licence conditions are met. This process incurs additional administration cost and inspection fees that are recoverable. It is intended that this charge will act as a deterrent and improve Contractor performance who have a duty to observe the law. This will also enable the Council to manage performance of those operators and take enforcement measure when necessary.
Licence for Temporary Structures (Cabin  / Container / Compound / Cherry Picker (1 month licence or 1 month renewal) £155 Per licence Licence to allow a temporary structure to be placed on the highway e.g. staging, gantries, banner frame, cherry picker, large screen TVs, small cranes.
Licence for Cabin / Container / Compound / Cherry Picker (3 month licence or 3 month renewal) £210 Per licence Licence to allow a temporary structure to be placed on the highway e.g. staging, gantries, banner frame, cherry picker, large screen TVs, small cranes.
Licence for Cabin / Container / Compound / Cherry Picker (retrospective) £335 Per licence Licence to allow a temporary structure to be placed on the highway e.g. staging, gantries, banner frame, cherry picker, large screen TVs, small cranes.
Licence for Crane over-sail/mobile (1 month licence or 1 month renewal) minimum 5 working days notice £140 Per licence Licence issued to allow cranes and other plant to project onto the public highway.
Licence for Crane over-sail/mobile (3 month licence or 3 month renewal) minimum 5 working days notice £185 Per licence Licence issued to allow cranes and other plant to project onto the public highway.
Licence for Crane over-sail/mobile (retrospective) £350 Per licence Licence issued to allow cranes and other plant to project onto the public highway.
License for deposit of Building Materials on the Highway  -  minimum 3 working days notice £50 Per licence The combination of a lower than average initial fee and a penalty fee would support responsible operators, working mainly for householders undertaking home improvements.
License for deposit of Building Materials on the Highway (online application)  -  minimum 3 working days notice £45 Per licence The combination of a lower than average initial fee and a penalty fee would support responsible operators, working mainly for householders undertaking home improvements.
License for deposit of Building Materials on the Highway (Retrospective) £190 Per licence Processed as a Retrospective Licence in locations where Licence conditions are met, this process incurs additional admin cost and inspection fees that is recoverable. It is intended that this charge will act as a deterrent and improve both Building trade and Contractor performance who have a duty to observe the law. This will also enable the Council to manage performance of those operators and take enforcement measure when necessary.
Fee for return of items confiscated from the highway (goods, A frame boards etc.) £120 (Full cost if greater than £120) Administration fee and officer time chargeable when enforcement action has been taken. This applies to all goods, material and equipment placed on the Highway without a Licence. Other costs like collection and delivery of the goods will be chargeable in addition to this fee.
Skip charges/ permit (new) 3 days’ notice required. £47.50 Per licence 14 day only Licence to allow a skip in connection with building and other such work to be placed on the public highway in accordance with the Terms and Conditions
Skip charges/ permit requiring Express approval fee 3-day turnaround  £55 Per licence In accordance with the Terms and Conditions
Skip permit extension Maximum 14 days £42 Per licence In accordance with the Terms and Conditions
Skip permits Retrospective charges (penalty) £190 Per licence Processed as a Retrospective Licence in locations where Licence conditions are met. This process incurs additional administration cost and inspection fees that are recoverable. It is intended that this charge will act as a deterrent and improve both Building trade and Contractor performance who have a duty to observe the law. This will also enable the Council to manage performance of those operators and take enforcement measure when necessary.
Road Safety Audit - Minimum Fee £1075 Per audit None
Road Safety Check £125 Per audit None
Access Protection Markings for Commercial Premises  £120 Per item None
SLA - School Crossing Patrols £7166 Per item None

Traffic Management Team

Address: PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street
Coventry
CV1 5RR

Telephone: 07903 803505