Form

Apply to pedestrianise a highway

Local planning authorities can apply to remove vehicle rights on a highway to pedestrianise it.

Documents

Section 249 application form

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Section 249 application form

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Section 249 application form

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Details

Local councils can use this form when applying for an order to remove vehicle rights on a highway and bring about its pedestrianisation. The application must be made by the local planning authority and there must be agreement that removal of these rights will improve the area’s features.

Application under section 249 of the the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 are less frequent and must meet particular criteria. Contact the National Transport Casework (NTC) Team to enquire about your proposal’s suitability.

National Transport Casework team

Tyneside House
Skinnerburn Road

Newcastle Business Park
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE4 7AR

Published 16 February 2015