About the standards and guidance
This document sets out the technical standards that Growth, Housing and Environment requires from developments to make their access on the highway network acceptable. It contains both guidance which should be considered prior to making a planning application and processes that must be followed when working on or adjacent to the highway.
This document supersedes "Access standards for small housing developments - A technical guide for the preparation of planning applications " Revised issue 2 - 04/10/2016.
It applies to access arrangements for all developments and for all new or altered accesses (whether temporary or permanent) emerging onto public roads administered by Growth, Housing and Environment.
Access onto the highway - Standards and guidance
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