Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO)

A Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) is a legal order. It allows the Highway Authority (Kent County Council) to regulate the speed, movement and parking of vehicles under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

In Kent, moving Traffic Orders are enforced by the police and parking restrictions are enforced by local councils.

New orders normally take on average between nine and 12 months to come into force. To ensure new orders are created as efficiently as possible, proposals are normally grouped together into one order and  processed all at the same time.


Off-street parking places 2018 Variation Number 3 order 2023

Off-street parking places orders

Other orders

Kent County Council as the Highway Authority is also responsible for implementing restrictions such as School Keep Clear markings and double yellow line corner protection restrictions. Traffic Regulation Order's made and proposed by KCC for the borough of Maidstone can be found on their web pages.