Roads and Transportation, Development Planning team is responsible for a range of related services for new development proposals ranging in size and type from single house plots to major residential, industrial and retail developments.
Road Developments and Improvements
Information on new road developments, road construction contents, improvements to roads, footpaths and cyclepaths, private road maintenance and dropped kerbs.
West Lothian Council requires that anyone wishing to construct a new road or extend an existing road must obtain Road Construction Consent in accordance with Section 21 of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984.
The making up of private roads to adoptable standards
If you want to lower a kerb or pavement - to create a driveway, for example - you must employ an approved Contractor who, in turn, must apply for a permit from Operational Services, Roads and Transportation team.