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The Street Works (Registers, Notices, Directions and Designations) (England) Regulations 2007

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4.—(1) Subject to regulation 13 and to the requirements set out in paragraphs (2) and (3), street works registers shall be kept so as to enable the information referred to in paragraphs (4) and (5), relating to a particular street, to be traced.

(2) Each register shall—

(a)be indexed;

(b)no later than 1st April 2009, be based on a geographical information system; and

(c)identify the highway authority in relation to every street in the street authority’s area which is a maintainable highway.

(3) Every register kept by a local highway authority shall be in a form which complies with the system of street referencing specified in Part I of the publication issued by the British Standards Institution on 1st August 2006 entitled “Spatial data sets for geographical referencing - specification for a street gazetteer” under reference No. BS 7666-1 2006(1) as revised or re-issued from time to time.

(4) The information with respect to street works to be shown on the register and, in each case, the person responsible for securing its registration are specified in columns (1) and (2) respectively of the following Table.

Table

(1)

Information

(2)

Person responsible for securing its registration

1.Particulars of all notices under sections 54, 55 and 57 served on the highway authority relating to street works in any street which is a maintainable highway.The undertaker concerned.
2.Particulars of all notices under sections 54, 55 and 57 served on street managers relating to street works in any street which is not a maintainable highway.The undertaker concerned.
3.Particulars of all directions given under sections 56 and 56A.The street authority concerned.
4.Particulars of all notices, consents and directions published or given by a street authority under sections 58 and 58A.The street authority concerned.
5.Particulars of all notifications made by an undertaker under paragraph 2(1)(d) of Schedule 3A to the 1991 Act.The undertaker concerned.
6.Particulars of all notices served by a street authority under section 66.The street authority concerned.
7.Information under section 70(3) and (4A) as to completion of reinstatements.The undertaker concerned.
8.Particulars of all notices given by a street authority under section 72(3).The street authority concerned.
9.Particulars of all notices given by an undertaker under sections 74 and 74A.The undertaker concerned.
10.Particulars of all notices given by a street authority under section 74.The street authority concerned.

11.

Description and location of street works for which plans and sections have been submitted under Schedule 4 to the 1991 Act.The undertaker concerned.
12.Particulars of notices given by any relevant authority under Schedule 4 to the 1991 Act.The relevant authority.

(5) The information with respect to other descriptions of works and other matters to be shown on the register and, in each case, the person responsible for securing its registration are specified in columns (1) and (2) respectively of the following Table.

Table

(1)

Information

(2)

Person responsible for securing its registration

1.Every street for which the local highway authority are the street authority.The local highway authority.
2.Every street which is a prospectively maintainable highway.The local highway authority.
3.Every street, of which the local highway authority are aware, which is a highway but for which they are not the street authority.The local highway authority.
4.

Every street which—

(a)

is—

(i)

a protected street(2);

(ii)

a street with special engineering difficulties; or

(iii)

a traffic-sensitive street,

including, where appropriate, details of the parts of the street so designated and, in the case of a traffic-sensitive street, of any limited designation; or

(b)

is proposed for designation as such.

The street authority concerned.
5.

Description, timing and location of works for road purposes and major highway works which involve—

(a)

breaking up the highway;

(b)

opening the carriageway of a traffic-sensitive street at a traffic-sensitive time; or

(c)

the width of carriageway available for vehicular traffic being reduced—

(i)

by one or more traffic lanes;

(ii)

by more than one third in a case where there are no such lanes; or

(iii)

by any amount in a traffic sensitive-street at a traffic-sensitive time,

and any such works that are proposed.

The street authority concerned.
6.Particulars of all consents given by a street authority under section 61 together with details of any conditions.The street authority concerned.
7.Details of all directions given under section 62.The street authority concerned.
8.Particulars of street works licences, including details of conditions and of changes of ownership.The street authority concerned.
9.Particulars of apparatus notified to the street authority under section 80(2).The street authority concerned.
10.Every notice of works under section 85(2).The authority concerned.
11.Details of road closures and diversions where an order under section 14 of the 1984 Act is required.The highway authority.
12.The road category of each street.The street authority concerned.

(6) Information of the following types is restricted information for the purpose of section 53(3):

(a)information certified by, or with the authorisation of, the Secretary of State as being restricted information because its disclosure would, or would be likely to, prejudice the safeguarding of national security; and

(b)information certified by, or with the authorisation of, an undertaker as being restricted information because its disclosure would, or would be likely to, prejudice the commercial interests of that undertaker.

(7) In this regulation—

“geographical information system” means a computer system for capturing, storing, checking, integrating, manipulating, analysing and displaying data related to positions on the Earth’s surface;

“hard shoulder” has the same meaning as it does in relation to England under regulation 4 of the 2002 Regulations and includes in relation to any highway which is not a motorway any hard strip which is designed to take the weight of a vehicle and which has the position of its right hand or off-side edge marked with a traffic sign of the type shown in diagram 1012.3 in Schedule 2 to those regulations;

“motorway” has the same meaning as it does in relation to England under regulation 4 of the 2002 Regulations;

“person responsible for securing registration” means, in relation to any information, the person responsible for conveying such information to the street authority for registration in the street works register; and

“traffic lane” has the same meaning as in regulation 4 of the 2002 Regulations and includes a hard shoulder.

(1)

ISBN 0 580 48710 5.

(2)

See sections 61 and 62.

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