You will require this approval if you intend to use or undertake works or excavation that causes a disruption within a road reserve. A road reserve must be closed before you are permitted to use it or undertake works or excavation.
The Minister must notify his intention to temporarily close a road prior to the closure. This approval extends to include roads, car parks, cycle paths and footpaths.
Please use the contact details below to find out more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this approval you must:
- Submit an application fourteen working days prior to commencement of works
- Provide proof of appropriate insurance and management plans.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Approval is usually only granted for a short period of time.
Approval to Use a Closed Road - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Transport Canberra and City Services
Infrastructure, Roads and Public Transport Division
Public Unleased Land Act 2013 (Australian Capital Territory)
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