Last updated:
19 July 2017

Road agreements

Apply for a Section 278/Section 38 or minor works road agreement.

We use three types of road agreement:

  • Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 for proposed modifications to the existing road network
  • Section 38 of the Highways Act 1980 for adoption of new roads
  • Minor works S278 agreement for works to the highway that do not require full Section 278 agreement.

Many schemes require combined Section 278 and Section 38 agreements as works are required to existing roads as well as adoption of new ones.

How to apply

Read the guidance, technical notes and other documents, and complete the relevant application form. To complete an application form right-click the link, select ‘Save link as…’ and select a location to save the document to your computer. You can then open your saved copy, complete, save and return the form as instructed.

Send your completed forms and supporting documents to the address below.

 

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