If you need to temporarily dig up the highway, for example when building a wall or putting in footings for a new building, you will need to apply for approval to do so.
How to apply
You can apply for approval to temporarily dig up the highway by:
- Printing and completing the application form attached to this page and posting it to the relevant divisional office (contact addresses are provided on the form).
Data protection statement
The information you provide will be held under the Data Protection Act 1998. It will be used solely for the purposes of processing this application and will be retained for a maximum of five years.