Application guidance notes - Erect scaffolding (S169)

The Legal Position – Section 169 Highways Act 1980

  • This legislation provides penalties by way of fines through the Court in the event of non-compliance with licence conditions
  • The applicant can appeal to the Magistrate’s Court in the event of refusal to grant a licence or about the imposition of a special condition.
  • The Highways Act 1980 provides the Highway Authority powers to arrange removal of unauthorised structures from the highway and to recover all reasonable costs incurred.