Under the New Roads and Street Works Act (1991) local authorities have a duty to co-ordinate street works.
Code of practice for the co-ordination of street works and works for road purposes and related matters
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Under the New Roads and Street Works Act (1991) and The Street Works (Registers, Notices, Directions and Designations) (England) Regulations 2007 local authorities have a duty to co-ordinate street works, and undertakers (mostly utilities) have a duty to give notice of their intended (non-emergency) works, with traffic management plans, up to 3 months in advance.
- New Roads and Street Works Act (1991)
- The Street Works (Registers, Notices, Directions and Designations) (England) Regulations 2007
The 4th edition of this code came into force (replacing the 3rd Edition) on 1 October 2012. The code provides practical guidance on a range of responsibilities for authorities and undertakers. This revision replaces the version published in August 2009, and includes a revised Chapter 10 on s74 overrun charges. If you have any queries please email email@example.com.
Undertakers not complying with the noticing requirements can be served with a fixed penalty notice under The Street Works (Fixed Penalty) (England) Regulations 2007.