Oversail licence – to overhang a structure on a public road or pavement

You need a licence to overhang a structure (such as a tower crane, balcony or shop sign) on a public road, verge or pavement.

Before you start...

You'll need the following to apply for an oversail licence:

  • public liability insurance certificate (minimum of £10 million)

  • site area plan

  • jib arch plan and slew circle of jib plan

  • loading bay location plan

  • method statement and risk assessment.

It costs £1,547 to apply.

Payment needs to be made by cheque.