Apply for a dropped kerb
A dropped kerb, also known as a crossover, is governed by the Highways Act 1980 and New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.
Apply for a licence
A vehicular access licence costs £285
You must use a contractor with Public Liability insurance cover of £5 million who has New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 accreditation. If your access is going to cross or affect the flow of a watercourse you will require the consent of the authority.
What you need to apply
Before you complete the online form, you need to have:
- location plan, to a scale of 1/200
- drawing of access, being no wider than 4.6m
- plan of proposed alterations to the front boundary wall/fence/hedge
- copy of the planning permission or letter confirms that planning permission is not required
Planning permission is required from your District Council to construct on A, B and C roads. Any licence we issue is not a substitute for planning permission. Any access serving 3 or more houses will be covered by a Section 184 licence.