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Temporary road closures

Anyone can request a road to be closed temporarily. The cost and minimum notice period depends on the type of road closure

Temporary closure for:

Planned work - for up to 18 months

  • Cost: £450 legal administration fee, plus advertising (normally £300 - £500)
  • Notice period: 12 weeks
  • Governed by: Section 14 (1) Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984
  • Apply to Kent County Council for a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order

Events or entertainment - for up to 3 days

  • Cost: £450 legal administration fee, plus advertising (normally £300 - £500)
  • Notice period: 12 weeks
  • Governed by: Section 16 (a) Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984
  • Apply to Kent County Council for a  Temporary Traffic Regulation Order

Public right of way - for up to 6 months

  • For information and costs please contact Public Rights Of Way on 03000 41 33 36.

Crowds (for example a parade)

  • Cost: £20
  • Notice period: 8 weeks
  • Governed by: Section 21 Town Police Clauses Act 1847