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Roads and Lighting

Apply for an access protection marking

Find out how to apply for or refresh an access protection marking.

Access protection markings are single white lines painted on the road in front of driveways and other accesses.

Access protection markings can deter vehicles from parking across an entrance to off-street premises, private driveways or where kerbs have been dropped to provide a convenient crossing place for pedestrians.

How to apply 

Submit a request in writing by completing the form below.

pdf icon Download an access protection marking application form [187kb]


The charges for installation or refresh of an access protection marking is £182.50.

What happens next

We'll assess your application and the submitted evidence.

We'll also consider nearby parking restrictions and any possible road safety issues.

You'll be advised if your application is approved and we'll arrange for the marking to be installed by our road marking contractor.

If your application is refused, your cheque payment will be returned.


We aim to respond within 4 weeks of receiving of your application.


For further information, please contact the Roads team:


Phone: 0141 577 3001

Related information

Apply for a dropped kerb

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