How to develop or vary permit schemes for street works

Highways authorities can develop new permit schemes or vary existing ones following this advice.


Permit schemes: developing new and varying existing schemes

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The Traffic Management Act 2004 required that the Secretary of State approve schemes. The 2015 Deregulation Act removed this requirement (England only). Schemes are now approved by council’s own order.

This further advice describes how an authority might better develop or, where required, vary their schemes.

Published 30 June 2016