For information regarding public highways within Doncaster and how to view the Highways Register.
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.
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.
The council is responsible for maintaining the roads (technically known as 'carriageways') and pavements (known as 'footways') of adopted highways within the borough.
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.
Road signs are installed to regulate, advise and give directional information to the road user.
Doncaster Council highways maintenance policies for 2016/17.
To request road markings.
To report a structural issue with a highway. If you believe the problem is dangerous, ring 01302 736000.