Road closures and restrictions

Any work on a road that means we have to close it or restrict traffic needs a traffic regulation order (TRO). This might be:

  • for road works to take place
  • because of building works being carried out near the road
  • for safety at an event
  • for events, street parties and fairs

Restrictions can be temporary or permanent and include:

  • road and footway closures
  • waiting and loading
  • one-way streets
  • speed limits
  • weight and width restrictions
  • access and turning restrictions
  • cycle and bus lanes
  • parking zones

Request a temporary road closure or restriction

If you're a contractor or event organiser and you need a temporary restriction or road closure you can apply for a temporary traffic regulation order.

We need at least six weeks' notice - for some closures this can be up to three months so that we can advertise diversions. You can close a footway for a maximum of six months and a carriageway for a maximum of 18 months.

Download Request a temporary road closure [PDF, 281KB]


  • Emergency road closures (up to five days) - £450
  • Planned works (up to 28 days) - £1,050
  • Planned works (over 28 days) - £2,500

Proposed permanent changes

 Parking Amendments Various Roads - [PDF, 2MB] - comment by 26 July 2018

 Plymouth Road - [PDF, 1.416 KB] - comment by 17 April 2018

 Cattedown, Keyham, Stoke and Brest Road areas - [PDF, 2MB] - comment by 13 April 2018

 Mutley Barracks Car Park (Off Street Order) - [PDF, 84KB] - comment by 3 April 2018

If you'd like to comment on or object to any proposed schemes please email quoting the Amd reference number.

Approved changes

 Torbryan Close and Cockington Close - [PDF, 968KB]

 Darklake View - [PDF, 1'178KB]

Privacy Statement

 TRO and Green Claims Privacy Statement [PDF, 472KB]