Application Forms - Temporary Traffic Management

As part of the traffic manager service, Highway Network Management looks after the day-to-day use of the highway including the coordination of street works. Highway Network Management is also responsible for applications for events taking place on the highway. Anything that has or may have an impact on the highway network is reviewed. It the responsibility of the council to assert and protect the rights of the public to use the highway which can include green space, verges and pathways.


How do I Apply for a Temporary Road Closure?

If you would like to apply for a temporary road closure, please complete the application form. You must also arrange for 'diversion' signs for the traffic diversion route: we recommend that you contact a traffic management contractor to do this for you. You will need to submit information about traffic management and the ‘diversion’ signs with the application

Road closure Form - TTRO request
Download (53KB - DOCX)

How Long will it Take before I know if my Application has been Successful?

The legal process involved means that a minimum of six weeks' notice is required to process the request after we receive your completed application form. A temporary road closure order will only be approved where we are satisfied that it is the only viable option to carry out the road-works safely. Any order that we issue will also have conditions attached. The fee for a temporary road closure from 1st April 2024 is £1584

Temporary Traffic Lights

If you need to use temporary traffic lights to carry out works in the highway, you must apply to us for approval. There is no charge for this. However there is a charge if you need us to turn off a permanent set of traffic lights, or the lights at a pedestrian crossing.

(For multiway traffic lights a detailed plan must be provided clearly showing the distance between the signal heads and red/green timings of the signals during works)

Traffic Control Application
Download (53KB - DOCX)
Traffic Signals - Switch-off Form
Download (58KB - DOCX)

Lane Closures

If you need to install a lane closure to carry out works in the highway, you must apply to us for approval. There is no charge for this but a detailed plan is needed

Lane Closure Application Form
Download (51KB - DOCX)

How do I Apply for Road Closures for Events?

If you plan to hold an event on the highway you will need to inform Doncaster Council of some information first. Please tell us about the event you are planning by completing the online form using the "DO IT NOW" button on the following link: 

The information you provide on the online form will allow the Council review your event in the first instance and allow the most appropriate team from the Council to contact you via telephone or email to discuss your event. You may potentially be asked for extra information, initiate further action or complete additional forms. Please be aware that some of these actions may incur a cost or charge. 

If your event on the highway does need a road closure or some form of traffic management, an additional form that you will need to complete is the Temporary Traffic Management Order (TTRO) Application for Events form. To help with your event planning the TTRO form can be downloaded using the link below, however please do not submit it until you have completed the online events form and have been contacted by Doncaster Council. 

Doncaster Council TTRO Application - Events
Download (89KB - DOCX)

 Sporting, entertainment and other similar events will be subject to a fee of £1000, that as of 1st April 2023 is the cost to process a temporary road closure application. Doncaster Council will waive all fees for community events and they will be processed at nil cost to the organisers. Events which do not fall into these categories and sporting or entertainment events that take place off the highway but require road closures and/or restrictions will be subject to a fee of £1584 to process the closure. 

All events that require road closures or traffic management, including community events, will need an accredited and competent traffic management company to implement this them. Please be aware that Doncaster Council has no control over the fees set by traffic management companies and cannot alter prices set by private companies. The details of the traffic management company hired for an event should be included in the application form and the form should be submitted no later than eight weeks prior to your intended closure date.

To check any existing road closures or road works on the Doncaster highway network, please create a 

Other types of Temporary Traffic Management

If you wish to discuss any other form of temporary traffic management please email your enquiry to and we will be happy to advise     
Temporary Obstruction Application Form
Download (287KB - DOCX)


Please note that depending on what it is you are proposing to do on the highway that you may need either a permit or a licence - please visit the links to find out who to contact for this



Last updated: 15 April 2024 10:24:12