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Cooling tower registration
All cooling towers and evaporative condensers are legally required to be registered with us.
A licence is required to site a crane or platform vehicle on the highway.
Highway projection licence
If you are planning to build a permanent structure that goes over or under the public highway, you must apply for a highway projection licence.
Planning application forms (all)
Conduct planning applications via the Planning Portal. The Planning Portal has all the application forms depending on the work you are carrying out.
Property licensing for landlords / Houses in multiple occupation (HMO)
Landlords and property managing agents in Brent may need to apply for a property licence.
For applying for building consent for a new-build or to change the structure of your property.
Skips, scaffolding and hoarding licence
You will need licenses and permits for skips, hoarding, scaffolding and temporary crossings to builders and skip hire companies.
A private streetworks licence is required at least two weeks in advance for members of the public or businesses to undertake works that involve digging up or altering a pavement or road.