Chelmsford City Council

Dropped kerbs

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You need permission from Essex County Council if you want a dropped kerb for vehicle access.

You will also need to get planning permission from us for your dropped kerb if:

  • the access is on a classified road (you can check classified roads on Essex County Council’s list)
  • your property is multi-occupied, such as a flat
  • your property is in a conservation area or is a listed building
  • the access will serve land or property that isn't part of a house
  • the access crosses grass that you don’t own (such as a grass verge)

If you do need planning permission for your dropped kerb, you need to make a planning application.

 

If you want confirmation that you do not need planning permission, you can request planning advice.

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    Last updated: 24 August 2020

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