Apply for Access Protection Markings

Access Protection Markings (APMs) are white 'H' shaped lines painted on the road. They are sometimes called H bars and are used to draw attention to a driveway or access.  The markings are only for guidance and are not legally enforceable. 

Applications cost £110 and approval is subject to investigation and assessment.

Apply online


What happens next

Your request will be investigated by the Traffic Management Section and you'll then be notified of our decision.

If your application is approved, we will send confirmation of the proposals and the work will be arranged with an approved lining contractor.

Through the winter months (November to March) the installation of private access markings are weather dependant and there may be a delay in providing them.


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