What you can do
Where vehicle access is required to a property across a pavement or verge, a dropped kerb needs to be approved and constructed by the Council.
You can apply for a dropped kerb in front of your property by completing the application below. You can also apply to extend your existing dropped kerb.
You will need to provide:
- A sketch of where you would like the dropped kerb to be placed
- A non-refundable payment of £109
- Permission from the landowner, if you do not own your property
If the dropped kerb is proposed for a classified road, a planning application is required, in addition to the dropped kerb application.
You can find if your road is classified here and the costs and application process for planning applications here:
If the proposed dropped kerb presents additional engineering challenges, you may need to apply for a Section 278 Agreement, directly with Hertfordshire County Council as the Highway Authority. You can find the costs and application process here:
Complete the form using the button below to apply for an access across the kerb to your house: