The council provides a vehicle crossing facility (dropped kerb) which is safe, serviceable, fit for purpose and is of a quality that reflects acceptable highway standards and specifications within the maintenance limitations of the existing footway. It is an offence under the Highways Act 1990 drive over the public footway without an approved dropped crossing.
Apply for a dropped kerb
If you would like to apply for a vehicle crossing facility, complete the following e-form and someone will contact you to discuss your requirements.
Frequently asked questions
How soon does an inspector attend to measure up for a dropped kerb?
How soon after the inspector visits is the quotation sent out?
Do I need Planning Permission to have a dropped crossing constructed?
If your property is on a classified road (see list of classified roads below) you will need to apply to the Council’s Planning Department for planning permission.
- Doncaster Council Classified Roads A, B C
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Planning permission can be applied for by clicking the following link:
If the dropped kerb is for the benefit of an existing residential property a ‘Householder planning permission’ application would be required.
If the dropped kerb is for the benefit of a non-residential property a ‘Full planning permission’ application would be required.
We will need to see written evidence of any planning application decision before we can give final approval of your dropped crossing request, this will need to be enclosed with your signed quotation letter.
Do I need approval of St Leger Homes or a private landlord for a dropped crossing?
When will the work on the dropped kerb begin?
Can I put a dropped kerb in or do I have to go through the Council?
Once I have paid for the drop crossing and it is constructed do I own it?
Technical specifications and Terms and Conditions
Accommodation of Works
Terms and Conditions
- All materials used in providing the crossing facility are and shall remain the property of the Highway Authority (Doncaster Council).
- The crossing shall be constructed to the Highway Authority's specification and prescribed standards and will become the responsibility of the Highway Authority for future maintenance in accordance with highway maintenance policies so prevailing.