Residential vehicle access crossings, also known as 'dropped kerbs' provide the legal means to allow a householder to access their property safely and easily when using a car or other domestic vehicle. The kerbs, where present, are dropped from their normal height and the pavement or verge is strengthened to take the weight of the vehicle crossing it.
If the property is in Norwich contact Norwich City Council.
The cost will vary depending on the situation. We will give you a quote after you apply. Please note that it can take between 3 to 6 weeks to process your application and send a quotation for the works depending upon whether or not a site inspection is required.
If you are a tenant or leaseholder you must provide written consent from the property owner that the works may be undertaken. A copy of the consent can be uploaded into the form.
To complete this form you will need to provide the following information, which can be uploaded into the form:
The diagram below shows a typical layout for a vehicle crossing, as viewed from above your house.
Dimensions a to f need to be shown on your sketch/plan/photograph(s) of the proposed access and parking area.
If the work required is in Norwich contact Norwich City Council on 0344 980 3333 or go to the dropped kerbs page of the Norwich City Council website.