As necessary to provide safe passage to road users.
WCC – As necessary to provide safe passage to road users.
Private – Owner’s responsibility. Enforcement as appropriate.
Inspection of WCC Trees – Inspected on a 5-year cycle by WCC or district council.
Private trees – Owner’s responsibility. Enforcement as appropriate.
Safety barriers maintained to national specification.
Signs and lines
Replacement and cleansing as necessary within budget constraints.
Replacement as necessary within budget constraints.
A minimum of 98.5% of all lights operating at any one time.
Emergency damage aim – to make safe within 1 hour. Aim to replace column within 1 month.
Routine fault – repair within 5 working days.
Cable fault – repair within 2-4 weeks.
Cleaning and changing lamps – in accordance with manufacturers recommendations.
Legal and illegal obstructions
Obstructions presenting a hazard to highway users will be removed.
Trees and shrubs
Trees may be planted in the highway subject to conditional approval.
Floral tributes and memorials
Floral tributes may remain for up to 30 days. Permanent memorials will not be permitted.
Signs presenting a hazard to highway users will be removed. Advertising signs will not be permitted.
Skips, scaffolds and hoardings
Permitted subject to conditions.
Permitted subject to conditions and planning consent where required.
Flyposting and tipping
Anything presenting a hazard to highway users will be removed.
Reply within 5 working days.
Answer within 7 rings.
Reply within 5 working day.
The following roads will be gritted when frost is forecast:
All A and B class roads.
Roads serving hospitals and main industrial estates.
A single route to each village.
Footways may be gritted during periods of prolonged frosty weather.
Resources will be targeted to restore the network as quickly as possible.
Bins provided by Parish Councils will be refilled as resources permit.