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Introduction to road occupation consent

Please apply for a road occupation consent if you wish to undertake any of the below:

  • deposit building materials, rubbish temporarily on the highway¬†(s171, HA)
  • apply for a crane/cherry picker/plant to be placed on the highway (s171, HA)
  • placing automatic traffic counters (s171, HA)
  • apply for a road closure (s14 RTRA)
  • to excavate/open up the public highway (s171, HA)
  • lay underground or surface apparatus in the highway

You must comply with any conditions attached to a consent and also with requirements relating to the fencing off and lighting of deposits or excavations.

Code of practice

Please read the traffic management code of practice.

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