Public Gate Permit - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to erect and maintain a gate that is placed on a public road adjacent to your property. Public gates can only be erected where the public road intersects a boundary fence.

The holder of a public gate permit must ensure that:

  • A notice that complies with the relevant requirements is visible on the gate; and
  • Both the gate and the notice are maintained in good condition.

Please note that it is an offence to construct a bypass or livestock grid at a public gate unless permission has been received from the relevant authority.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must adhere to any guidelines or conditions from the relevant Council, such as restrictions on electric fences and requirements for gates opening on to main roads to have an accompanying grid.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Public Gate Permit - Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for a copy of this document.

Administering agency

Woollahra Municipal Council

Act(s) name

Roads Act 1993 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Roads Regulation 2008 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Woollahra Municipal Council


Operating address:
536 New South Head Road
Double Bay
NSW 2028
Mailing address:
PO BOX 61
Double Bay, New South Wales 1360

Phone:

02 9391 7000

Fax:

02 9391 7044
records@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

Website:

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