Licences issued by West Sussex County Council

The following licences are all dealt with or issued by West Sussex County Council (WSCC):

Highway licences

You need a licence to place or operate any of the following on a highway:

  • building materials
  • demonstrations or parades
  • dropped kerbs (or crossovers)
  • highway projections
  • hoardings or fence sites
  • mobile cranes and tower cranes
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) or cherry pickers
  • notice boards
  • planting
  • portable traffic signal (while carrying out work on the highway)
  • scaffolding
  • skips
  • street works

For further information on applying for any of the above, please see:

Dropped kerbs and highway crossovers

You need a licence to create a dropped kerb or widen an existing one to allow you to access your driveway from the road. The pavement may also need strengthening to protect any services buried in the ground underneath, such as water pipes.

For more information please see:

Marriage licences and marriage certificates

Please see:

Other licences issued by WSCC:

Child work permits, child performance licences and chaperone licences, see:

Fireworks and explosives licences, see:

Information about all other licences dealt with by WSCC can be found by:

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Page last updated: 17 May 2021