Vehicle crossover or dropped kerb
As a resident of the district, you need to ask permission if you want to create parking spaces in your front or rear gardens.
Council tenants or occupier living in a former council property
If you are a council tenant or occupier of a former council property you must read the conditions in Section 6 of the Tenants Handbook and complete the Vehicle Crossover Application.
Permission is not normally given if a driveway needs to cross more than 12 metres of council grass.
Contact your Housing Management Officer if you would like more information.
Owner occupiers and non council tenants
If you are an owner occupier you need to apply to Essex County Council highways
There is a charge for vehicle crossing/ dropped kerb applications, which covers inspection and administration of the work.