In the Borough of Swale

THE KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

(STAPLESTREET ROAD, DUNKIRK, BOROUGH OF SWALE)

(WEIGHT RESTRICTION) ORDER 2018

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Kent County Council acting as the local Traffic Authority and in exercise of its powers under Sections 1, 2 and 3(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Act’) as amended, and of all other enabling powers and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 to the Act of 1984, hereby make the following Order: -

The general effect of this Order is to prevent any goods vehicles with a maximum permissible laden weight of which exceeds 7.5Tonnes to proceed in those lengths of road specified in the Schedules of this Order. Exemptions are provided in the Order for; access to land & properties, permit holders, vehicles engaged agricultural activities, emergency services, authorities in pursuance of statutory powers and vehicles engaged in such building operations as maintenance, improvement or demolition. Full details of the exemptions are provided in the Articles of the Order.

The length of road subject to a 7.5Tonne Weight Restriction as stated below

Staplestreet Road, Dunkirk; from its junction with Dawes Road, southwards then in a north-westerly direction to its junction with The Street.

A statement of the Council’s reasons for making the Order, a map indicating the location and the effect and a copy of any other Orders which will be amended by the Order may be examined on Mondays to Friday at The Kent County Council, Sessions House, Maidstone, ME14 1XQ, at The Kent County Council, Kent Highway & Transportation, Ashford Highway Depot, Henwood Industrial Estate, Unit 4 Javelin Way, Ashford, Kent TN24 8AD, and at Swale House East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 3HT during normal office hours or viewed online at www.consultations.kent.gov.uk Or download from the consultation document section below.

Anyone may, by application to the High Court within 6 weeks of the date of publication of this Notice, challenge the validity of the Orders or of any provision contained in them on the grounds that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, or any instrument made thereunder, or that there has been a failure to comply with any statutory requirement in relation to the Orders.

 

This consultation has now closed.

Timeline

  • Opened
    8 Feb 2019 at 00:00
  • Closed
    25 Mar 2019 at 23:59

Details

Consulting Organisation Type
  • Kent County Council
Consulting Organisation Name Kent County Council
District / Borough areas affected by the consultation
  • Swale
Consultation Topic
  • Traffic, transport and roads
Consultation Methods
  • Open responses (e.g. letters and email)
Contact Details

A statement of the Council’s reasons for making the Order, a map indicating the location and the effect and a copy of any other Orders which will be amended by the Order may be examined on Mondays to Friday at The Kent County Council, Sessions House, Maidstone, ME14 1XQ, at The Kent County Council, Kent Highway & Transportation, Ashford Highway Depot, Henwood Industrial Estate, Unit 4 Javelin Way, Ashford, Kent TN24 8AD, and at Swale House East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 3HT during normal office hours or viewed online at www.consultations.kent.gov.uk.