Where to find an application form
You should be aware that although DfI Roads is responsible for all of these application forms, a number of them are available to the public through the nidirect website and we have included links in these cases to help you find them more easily.
Application forms on the DfI website
The following are all available on the DfI website:
- Apply for a licence to place apparatus in a street (a Street Works Licence)
- Permit to access a pedestrian zone (White Badge)
- Place festive lighting on Roads
Application forms on the nidirect website
Consents and licences for roads is an index page containing all of the relevant application forms on the nidirect website:
This page includes:
- Apply for consent to place a traditional arch over a road
- Apply for licence to construct or alter a building over a road
- Apply for consent for alterations of wall, fence or drain at the side of a road
- Apply for consent to erect scaffolding, hoardings, etc. on a road
- Apply for consent to fix or place rails, beams, cables, arches and so on over a road
- Apply for consent to construct cellars, and so on under a road
- Apply for consent to carry out excavations in, or break up the surface of, a road
- Apply for consent to carry out excavations near a road (nidirect website)
- Apply for consent to develop land where permission under the Planning (Northern Ireland) Order is not required
Transporting abnormal loads by road
If you are involved in the moving of abnormally large loads in Northern Ireland, there is a straightforward process that you need to follow.
The Blue Badge parking scheme
The Blue Badge Scheme is an important service for people with severe mobility problems that enables badge holders to park close to where they need to go. The scheme operates throughout the UK, and is administered in Northern Ireland by DfI Roads.