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Street Lights

Kent County Council are responsible for maintaining the majority of street lights across the district, this includes street lights on:

- Public roads in Dover

- Public roads in Deal

- Public roads in Sandwich

- Junctions on the A2, A256 and A20


Dover District Council are responsible for maintaining some other street lights across the district, these include the following areas:

- Public roads in villages.

- Parks and open spaces

- Public car parks

- Beaches and foreshores

How To Find Out The Ownership Of The Street Light 

- Click Here On The Kent County Council Report A Fault Page.

- On the drop down list, select 'Street Lighting - Not Working', followed by 'Next'.

- Click 'Locate On A Map' to find the exact location of the street light.

- Enter a postcode, street name, town or streetlight column in to the search bar and click 'Find'.

- Blue circles indicate where a street light is located, click on the circle to find out more information on the street light where you wish to report a fault.

- Should  'County Council' be stated within the owner category, click 'Yes' on the location and continue to report through to Kent County Council.

-  Should 'District' be stated within the owner category, please complete the report form below.

Report a Street Light Problem To Dover District Council »


A major progamme of improvements on district-council street lighting has now been completed.

Dover District Council will aim to complete repairs and replacements (where appropriate) within 28 days after an investigation.