Consultation draft statutory instrument: Street works (charges for occupation of the highway (England) regulations 20XX (Annex B)
Seeks views on implementation of a local highway authority lane rental scheme which will allow daily fees to be charged for Utility and other transport services street works that are carried out at busy periods. The strategy comprises statutory duties for the undertakers, statutory powers for highway authorities, financial incentives and other non-regulatory measures. The draft regulations set out the application, prescribed charges, duration of works, exemptions, payment and keeping of accounts.
The consultation comprises: a consultation paper, draft guidance - annex A, these draft regulations - annex B, impact assessment - annex C, a response form - annex D and consultation criteria - annex E. Consultation closed on 31 October 2011. Replaced by Lane rental - summary of consultation responses and government response, DfT 2012.
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