Don't be in a hurry when doing your driveway. Attaching your driveway to the street requires a permit. Without understanding the code requirements of this connection, many homeowners find themselves in violation of the ADA Act, and begin receiving fines. The only remedy is to tear out the concrete and do it again. Choosing a licensed contractor will protect you from these types of mistakes. This driveway is exposed aggregate with decorative borders and heavy traction finish as the incline increases.