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Forms and Documents

Streetworks licences, changing your house name, vehicle access applications and Standard Construction Details.

Forms

In order to regulate the placing of materials on the highway or carry out temporary excavations, you are required to obtain a licence. This is in accordance with the Highways Act 1980 - Section 171. A Highway can include roads, pavements, off road footpaths and verges.

It is necessary for a private contractor to apply for and be granted a Street Works Licence before carrying out excavations in the highway. To lay new or maintain existing apparatus. E.G. pipes, cables etc.(highway includes carriageway, footway, off road footpaths and verge).

It is necessary for anyone wishing to place any temporary traffic signals or temporary traffic control on the public highway to apply to the council for permission.

In order to carry out works on/in/or over the highway or to place objects or structures on/in/or over the highway in order to enhance its amenity or to provide a service to the public you are required to obtain a licence. Highways can include the carriageway, footway, off road footpaths and verges.

In order to regulate the placing of builders skips on the highway you are required to obtain a licence. This is in accordance with the Highways act 1980 - Section 139. A Highway can include roads, pavements, off road footpaths and verges.

If you wish to apply for a licence for a temporary excavation in the highway you must first ensure that you have met the following criteria outlined below:This is in accordance with the Highways Act 1980 - Section 171. A highway can include carriageways, footways, off road footpaths and verges.

In order to regulate the placing of scaffolding / hoardings on the highway you are required to obtain a licence. This is in accordance with the Highways Act 1980 - Section 172. A Highway can include roads, pavements, off road footpaths and verges

Just moved in to a new house and you don't like the current name? The name within an official address can be changed and here at West Berkshire we can manage that process for you.

Information on how to apply for a Vehicle Access construction licence

Please find below Standard Detail Drawings together with the index.

Please find in the Downloads section Standard Detail Drawings together with the index.


Approved Fees and Charges for Highways & Transport





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