Getting a kerb dropped for driveway

Can driveway installers usually sort out getting a kerb dropped or is that something the homeowner needs to do?

Asked by Karen on 15th Jan 2023
Expert Trade Answers
"Hi Karen yes you can drop your kerb but may need planning permission if your on a main road"
Answered on 15th Jan 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"Contractors like us can undertake this including DRD approvals"
Answered on 15th Jan 2023 - Member since Aug 2017 - report
"You would have to apply to the council for permission liability insurance is a must"
Answered on 23rd Mar 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"No it’s the home owner has to do with there local Council and get all the permit and permission? Then your local council with so it for you once you got your new driveway out in ?"
Answered on 26th May 2023 - Member since Mar 2023 - report
"Did you need to do with national highway department all depends on your area you live do you spell curve know the law says it’s council only"
Answered on 16th Mar 2023 - Member since Feb 2023 - report
"I think you hav to inquire with the council the high way department and then you should have a better idea if it’s on your property then you can just do it"
Answered on 29th Aug 2023 - Member since May 2023 - report
"Normally you need permission from the local council and only builders with a street works ticket are legally allowed to drop a kerb this is to do with working in the highway"
Answered on 3rd Oct 2023 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
"Will need permission from cancel in writing so the installation can be carryout via the builder 👍"
Answered on 15th Jan 2023 - Member since May 2022 - report
"The home owner has to apply to the council cause it’s a public high and they send a contractor to do the job then they reinstate the footpath. Thanks Wayne"
Answered on 15th Jan 2023 - Member since Dec 2022 - report
"Depending if they have the proper license for dropping kurbs but most places should already have it"
Answered on 15th Jan 2023 - Member since Nov 2022 - report
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