Recycling and Waste

There will be no change to collection dates following the bank holiday, all collections will be on your usual day.

Highway Permits - Highways - Temporarily Disturb the Public Highway

Record Details

Type of Enquiry:

If you wish to use an area of public land you must first gain approval from Southend Councils Traffic and Highway Department. Some examples of the type of works that require a temporary disturbance permit are:

· Place a large container on the highway

· Construct a temporary drop kerb across the footpath to allow access for commercial

·  vehicles onto a development / demolition site.

· Placing building materials/equipment on the highway.

Information required: 

To request permission please download and submit the following documents to:

Enquiry Form 

Temporary Disturbance Permit Application 

An additional application is required to obtain permission for vehicle access onto the pedestrian area of Southend High Street, follow the link here for more information

Contact Details:  

If you have any queries or problems downloading the documents please contact

If an additional application is required please return to the main menu page.