Traffic Regulation Orders

About Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs)

A Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) is a legal document enabling the Council and the Police to regulate and restrict the use of public roads, including:

  • Parking restrictions (single and double yellow lines)
  • No right or left turns
  • Weight restrictions
  • Speed limits
  • Resident parking schemes
  • Loading bays
  • Red Routes and Red Route Clearways

Red Routes and Red Route Clearways TRO consultation 

A Red Route TRO consultation opened on Monday 18 March and closed on Monday 8 April. Find out more about Red Routes and Red Route Clearways.

The proposed TRO, along with associated documents, can be found in the table below under ‘Register of TROs 2024’ by selecting ‘AmendmentNo257 Red Route & Red Route Clearway Order Notices + Statement’

Why we use TROs

TROs can benefit our residents and businesses in a number of ways, for example:

  • Helping the flow of traffic
  • Improving road safety
  • Preventing damage to roads

How to apply for a TRO

If you are working on the highway and need to apply for a you will need to complete a temporary Traffic Regulation Order request.

The costs involved with making the Order as well as that for any necessary signing is met by the person or organisation requesting the Order.

As there is a legal and consultative process to be undertaken, at least six weeks notice is required.

Register of TROs







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This page was last modified: Friday 12 April 2024 16:23