Welcome to the Highways Service Information Centre
The Development Management team deal with many aspects of highway adoptions and highway land. Follow the link to your query to find what you are looking for:
Find out more and apply for temporary housing signs for new development sites
Are you a developer with planning approval looking to implement your works on the highway? Please refer to our guides below to help you submit drawings for our approval.
Please see the latest Development Management documents in the Documents section below.
The Essex Design Guide is now an available online.
The Essex Folio Standard Designs are now available online.
Please see below for the details of the relevant office and the specific districts they cover. Enquiries and applications can be sent directly to the appropriate office.
Ardleigh Depot, Harwich Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex CO7 7LT
Springfield Highways Depot, Colchester Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 5PU
Unit 36, Childerditch Industrial Park, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3HD
If you have any queries you can email the Development Management team.
DM NRSWA Road Opening Notice Form - DOCX(0.5MB)
Traffic Management Risk Assessment Form - DOCX(185.9KB)
Development Construction Manual - May 2023 - PDF(1.8MB)
Technical approval of 3rd party structures V14 - Guidance notes - PDF(0.6MB)
Street Lighting Development Management Specification - Version 4 - PDF(2.9MB)
ITS and Traffic Signal Design Guidance - PDF(0.8MB)
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