The council is responsible for the general maintenance of all publicly maintainable roads and footpaths. In this section you will find information on individual aspects such as signs, lines, drainage, traffic signals and street lighting.
Information about how the council inspect roads and pavements, vehicular access, providing dropped kerbs, repairing private roads, broken or raised paving slabs, reporting potholes, damaged street furniture, bus shelters and clearing ditches.
Explains what surface dressing is, why resurfacing work is carried out, how long it takes, when it is done, who carries the work out and what roads are currently scheduled for resurfacing and when.
Information about how the council can help in a flood emergency, help available when your property starts to flood, blocked gullies, sewage and information on potential flooding.
Information about why roads are closed during roadworks, digging a hole, someone else digging up the road, roadwork locations, highway charges, applying for a skip or scaffold licence and travel and weather information.
How to report a problem street light, bowl (light cover), column (lamp-post) and what to do if there is danger to the public. Also how to request relocation of a street light.
Reporting a broken traffic signal.
Information about organising a street party, change in speed limits, new pedestrian crossings, traffic calming measures and weight limits.
Information about who is responsible for clearing up debris, leaking chemical containers or oil tanks, spillages on roads, highway obstructions, mud on the road, property overhanging the highway, skip or scaffold and reporting nuisance vehicles.
Information about getting a tourism sign, new road sign, keep clear markings, advertising signs on the highway, inspecting white and yellow lines, erecting advertising signs and no centre or give way lines.
Information about what a street is, what the list of streets is, viewing the list, what does the list show and not show and what determines which roads get repaired.