Dropped kerb

You need to get our permission before you can lower the kerb outside your property.

How to apply

  • read the Dropped Kerb Access Guidance Notes 
  • fill in the Dropped Kerb Application form and include a small a sketch of where the kerb is to be lowered 
  • send the application and sketch to: Roads Services, East Dunbartonshire Council Headquarters, Southbank Marina, 12 Strathkelvin Place, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow G66 1TJ

There is now a £50 charge to process the application that should be included with the application request.

Please note if  you want an access protection marking, there is now a £106 charge. This is in addition to the cost of dropping the kerb.

If have any queries please contact:

  • Road Traffic Officers on 0300 123 4510

If the application is approved, you can choose your own approved contractor or you can ask the Council to carry out the work. 

Planning permission

To find out if planning permission is required please contact the Planning Service

Mobility issues Submit a general enquiry

If you have significant mobility problems please view the information on Occupational Therapy.