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Apply for a new dropped kerb or extension | Apply for a dropped kerb | Birmingham City Council

Apply for a new dropped kerb or extension

Before applying for a dropped kerb or extension please check that

  • Your garden is at least 4.75m from the back of footway to the front of your building (see page 1 What is a dropped kerb? Refer to photos for help with measuring)
  • You have checked whether you need planning permission (see page 1 What is a dropped kerb?)
  • You have permission from the landlord or owner to park your vehicle on their land or build a driveway
  • If you think you are eligible for a discount you have contacted the dropped kerb team.

The application fee is £95. Once the inspection has taken place, the fee will not be refunded.

We are currently unable to take payments over the telephone from a credit or debit card.

To pay your Dropped Kerb fees online via personal internet banking, your bank needs the council's:

  • Payee details: Birmingham City Council
  • Bank name: Barclays Bank plc
  • Sort Code: 20-07-90
  • Account number: 53552667
  • Your reference number: Your reference number is RTH90V950 followed by the postcode location of the dropped kerb (no spaces).

Once you have received your quote, you have 6 months to accept and pay in full from the date printed on the letter for the work to be scheduled.

Apply for a dropped kerb: begin now