Permission to insulate a property

Page updated on: 31/03/2022

If your property does not have a front garden, and abuts the pavement, you should seek consent from us prior to carrying out external insulation works. In appropriate locations the consent will allow the construction of a building over a highway maintained by us.

You will also need to:

To make an application you will need to provide the following:

  • Address of property affected by proposed works
  • Road number (if known)
  • Identify areas of the highway affected - verge/footway/carriageway/back lane
  • Description of works
  • Estimated duration of works
  • Proposed start date of works
  • Proposed end date of works
  • Width of existing footway/carriageway (approx)
  • Width of works (approx)
  • Projection over the highway (approx)
  • Clearance above highway level
  • Name, address and telephone number of contractor
  • Provide policy number and expiry date of insurance policy with an indemnity of no less than £5 million
  • Plan of site - property and proposed works to scale of no less than 1/500
  • Plan of location in relation to its surroundings to scale of no less than 1/1250 or 1/2500 or 1/10,000

The application fee is £42.00 (valid until 31st March 2023).

Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for your application to be assessed.

Download application form (.pdf)

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