Road Excavation

Road excavation permits

Works involving the installation of underground apparatus

Apply to install underground apparatus, such as ducting or connecting to a sewer.

Please the read the guidance notes before completing the form and pro forma. Return them to Road Sevices with plans and the supporting documentation.

Processing and recording applications takes a minimum of 15 working days.

Works not involving the installation of underground apparatus

To apply for works involving excavation only, such as temporary access or road realignment for new housing, use a road opening permit application.

Do not start work until you get written permission from us. Works must be carried out on the dates specified on the permit.

Permit prices vary due to several factors, such as works duration and traffic management. Prices are given on application.

Send enquires and applications to