Shropshire Council

Pavement permit application or renewal

A pavement permit is for businesses that wish to expand the space they have by using part of the pavement. The permit enables non permanent structures like shelving and storage to display goods for retail premises and tables and chairs for cafes and bars to be placed on the pavement.

For further details on the criteria and application process please see the pavement permit guidelines attached to this page. If you wish to apply please complete the new application form.

If you wish to renew your existing permit, this needs to be done prior to the expiry date using the renewal application form.

How much will it cost?

There is a fee for issuing this document, which is taken when you apply.

There is no charge for permits for non-profit making organisations such as charity shops or voluntary groups.

What will I need before I apply?

  • Completed application form
  • Fee
  • Planning permission may be required for a change of use of a pavement for the siting of chairs and tables
  • Public liability insurance for £5m
  • See application form for any additional requirements

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