Obstructions on pavements and roads

Obstructions are objects which have been placed on the pavement or road without permission, it is illegal to obstruct the public highway and the Council has the legal powers to enforce their removal.

Examples of such obstructions blocking the pavements or roads:

  • A-Boards
  • private waste bins on the pavement
  • building materials
  • cones on the highway
  • mud, glass or debris
  • overhanging vegetation
  • scaffolding
  • skips
  • stalls and promotional kiosks
  • table and chairs

Report an obstruction on a pavement or road