If you wish to carry out any of the activities listed below then you need our permission under the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 or New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.
- occupy temporarily part of the public road to place street furniture
- deposit a builders skip
- excavate the road
- lower the kerb
- occupy temporarily part of the public road to deposit materials
- erect a scaffold in connection with the construction, repair, maintenance, or demolition of buildings
- site a crane and / or other mechanical or mobile lifting platform
North Lanarkshire Council in exercise of its duties may grant permission on receipt of the appropriate form(s) and fee.
|Application type||Notice period|
|Section 59 - Street Furniture||28 days|
|Section 85 - Skips||28 days|
|Section 58 - Road Occupation (including scaffolding)||28 days|
|Section 56 - Road Opening Permit (Excavation)||12 weeks notice for a road closure and 28 days for other traffic management types|
|Section 109 - Excavation involving apparatus||12 weeks notice for a road closure and 28 days for other traffic management types|
Please note - approval will not be given for the requested date if there is a potential conflict with another proposed works within the same location.
How to apply
Download an application form or contact us to request an application form by post.