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Streets, roads and pavements

Request for new road signs

You can contact the Traffic Management Team to request a new direction sign or warning sign on a public road or path, or you can report an issue with an existing road sign or street name sign.

Your request for a new road sign must meet the following conditions:

  • there is a substantial problem which requires improvement
  • there is a current road safety problem
  • it is physically possible to place the sign in the correct location
  • the sign is allowed under highway regulations issued by the Department for Transport

We consider requests for new signs every 3 months.

We will contact you to advise you of the outcome of your request, as follows:

  • within 10 working days to acknowledge receipt of your application
  • if you have not heard from us within 10 working days, contact us to check the status of your application

Also see

Traffic Management Team

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551550