Temporary Signs


Temporary signs on the Highway must be agreed with Gloucestershire County Council, as Highways Authority before being placed on the network.

Temporary signs may be for public events or for new housing developments and will not be considered for events such as boot sales.

The names of sponsors/developers, telephone numbers or other contact details must not be displayed on temporary signs.

Signs must not be placed on posts supporting traffic signals, octagonal, triangular or circular signs. Temporary signs must conform to The Traffic Signs Regulation, please see the terms and conditions for full details.

Signs that are permitted to be placed on the highway are done so for an agreed period of time. Once the agreed time frame has passed, all signs and fixings must be removed by the applicant. Failure to do so will incur additional removal fees.

Fees (effective for all applications made from and including 01/09/19)

  Charity/ Not for profit Small Commercial Organisation Large/Medium Organisation
10 signs for up to 6 months - £100 £300
10 signs renewal for up to 6 months - £100 £150
Removal Fee (per sign including fixing of the sign) £10 £10 £50

Please read the Temporary Signs terms and conditions to understand the process and requirements.

The application process

Please complete the below application form and submit with the relevant fee.

If paying by BACS, please telephone the Highways Customer Service Team on 08000 514 514 to obtain a reference number that must be quoted when making the payment.

Application form

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