We offer the following services to help developers with highway matters:
- Please ensure you obtain the necessary advice and consents before carrying out any work on the highway.
- Highway advice is offered free of charge as part of the planning service for planning pplications. As part of the construction process we provide liaison for developers on highway adoption, Traffic Regulation Orders and Streetworks permits.
- Contact us for a Developers Guide to Highway Matters
Hoardings, skips, road closures, diversions for construction purposes
Construction traffic management
Routing and management of construction traffic advice from sites.
Highway adoptions; section 38 and 278 agreements
Implementation of highway adoptions; construction specification of adopted highway and materials we accept. Shared surface street design guide is available.
Overbuilds (Balconies, overhanging structures)
Section 177 licenses
Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs)
TROs are required for all waiting restrictions (yellow lines) on the highway; allow up to six months for legal and approvals process to be completed. A TRO fee is payable for legal costs, administration and preparation of the TRO and construction drawings for signs and lines. Developers appoint a contractor to implement signs and lines.
Refuse and recycling provision
Bin storage advice note for developers is available.
Bins may be purchased from Norwich City Council when the development is about to be occupied. Contact us for details.
Street naming and numbering
Free advice is available.
We can advise on the tree pit specification and the tree species. A developer contribution for tree maintenance is normally included in any S278/s38 or S106 agreement
Sustainable urban drainage
Contact Norfolk County Council: Information for developers
Streetlighting and electrical highway signs
AMEY provide adopted street lighting for Norfolk County Council. New lighting schemes on adopted roads are generally not required, any lighting is now discretionary.
Contact Norwich City Council: firstname.lastname@example.org