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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
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.
As specified on the permit.
Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)
Local law(s) name
Local Highways Standard Requirements By-Law 1 2014
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