Application For a Highway Status Enquiry

This service will provide information and advice as to the actual position of the highway boundary on the ground. Please note that our charges apply to all customers.

Charges are as follows, for requests over 1000 metres please contact us at

  • Up to 200m of property: £40.51 + VAT
  • 201m – 500m of property: £71.43 + VAT
  • 501m – 1000m of property: £132.19 + VAT

Please note

You are able to view the extent of the highway and make your own interpretation for free online. You can review the highway assets we look after such as bus stops, the extent of our highway and footway network, the highway record and public rights of way network:

Highways Information Map
Who is responsible for my road?
Public Rights of Way

Essex County Council cannot provide information for sites located in Southend, Thurrock or London Boroughs. If you’re not sure which Local Authority you should contact, enter your postcode into find your local council.

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