For information regarding public highways within Doncaster and how to view the Highways Register.
An agreement under Section 38 of the Highways Act 1980 can be used where an applicant proposes to construct a new estate road for residential, industrial or general purpose traffic as the legal means by which the road becomes a public highway.
A Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 agreement can be used to licence a developer to carry out improvement works on public highway which are generally necessary where planning permission has been granted for a development.
Doncaster Council highways maintenance policies for 2016/17.
Requests made by us to the Department for Transport for additional highways maintenance funding.
Road signs are installed to regulate, advise and give directional information to the road user.
Road adoption is a term used to describe the council taking ownership of a 'private street'.
The council is responsible for maintaining the roads (technically known as 'carriageways') and pavements (known as 'footways') of adopted highways within the borough.
Any person or organisation wishing to excavate in the public highway not being a statutory undertaker must obtain a licence under section 50 of the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991.
To place a skip on the highway, without first applying for and being granted a licence, is an offence under The Highways Act 1980 and may result in prosecution.