Shropshire Council

Pavement permit application or renewal

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A non-food related businesses that wishes to expand the space they have by using part of the pavement to expose goods for sale may apply for a pavement permit. The pavement permit would enable the business to place removable equipment like shelving and storage on the pavement/highway to display non-food items/goods for sale. For example, a Flower shop wishing to place flowers for sale on the pavement outside their premises would require a pavement permit.

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 within the renewal period which is any time in the period of 28 days before the expiry date of the permit.

For information and application forms for pavement licences please take a look at our pavement licence webpage.

How much will it cost?

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

What will I need before I apply?

  • Completed application form
  • Fee
  • Site plan
  • Public liability insurance for £5m
  • See application form for any additional requirements

Apply now

Download the form, complete it on your home computer, and email it to

Download an application form Download a renewal/reapply form

Download the form, print it out, fill it in and post your application along with the fee if applicable to:

Pavement Permits, Licensing Team, Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND

Download an application form Download a renewal/reapply form