Permit to Occupy a Road to Undertake Works - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to occupy or barrier a road or highway to:

  • Carry out works on or under a road or highway for any purpose;
  • Place any object on a road for the purpose of preventing or inhibiting parking;
  • Deposit or drop any material or allow any material to flow, fall, be dropped or in any other way be deposited;
  • Lay underground services;
  • Make or reinstate a hole or excavation;
  • Open the surface of any road or highway;
  • Place or mix any concrete, lime concrete, asphaltic concrete, cement, cement mortar, lime mortar, tar, soil, sand, stone, firewood or other material;
  • Remove or take materials from a road;
  • Remove, damage or interfere with a temporary traffic signal, sign, or erect a barrier or other structure to protect pedestrians or regulate traffic;
  • Erect scaffolding or hoardings;
  • Place freight containers or rubbish skips on the road;
  • Use any part of a road or highway as a holding yard; or
  • Use a mobile crane or travel tower for building work.

In relation to this permit, roads and highways include:

  • A local highway;
  • A road reservation;
  • Any approved and constructed crossing, kerb, footpath, walkway, guttering, pavement or earth surface drain; and
  • A mall.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

An application for permit is to be in writing and accompanied by:

  • A statement specifying the type of activity proposed;
  • A statement detailing the required period of the Permit;
  • A scaled drawing showing location and extent of the activity;
  • Any other information the General Manager may reasonably require; and
  • Payment of any applicable fee.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$120.00

Administering agency

Waratah - Wynyard Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Local law(s) name

Highways, Public Reserves, Parking Areas and Stormwater By-Law 2016

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Waratah - Wynyard Council


Operating address:
21 Saunders Street
Wynyard
Tas 7325
Mailing address:
PO BOX 168
Wynyard, Tasmania 7325

Phone:

03 6443 8333

Fax:

03 6443 8383
council@warwyn.tas.gov.au

Website:

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