It is an offence to obstruct the free passage of the highway. Obstructions are objects which have been placed on or which overhang the highway.
Such obstructions are given by examples below:
Encroachments are where ownership of areas of the highway has been unlawfully assumed.
If a person without lawful authority or excuse in any way willfully obstructs the free passage along a highway, they are guilty of an offence. In such cases the Highway Authority has legal powers to enforce their removal.
To report a highway obstruction please use our Road Maintenance Online Report Form
If you need to report any other problems on the highway please use our General Highways Issue form. However if your issue is concerning vehicles obstructing the highway, your issue should be initially directed to the South Wales Police by contacting 101