Permit to Occupy a Road or Highway - Tasmania

Service summary

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

  • Hold or conduct an event;
  • Place anything, such as a skip bin, caravan, trailer, vending machine, customer servery or sign, on or obstructing a road or highway;
  • Open or enclose a road or part of a road;
  • Occupy or fence off part of a road;
  • Erect a hoarding or overhead protective awning; or
  • Place materials, vegetation or other objects on the road or highway.

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

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 Contact Officer may reasonably require; and
  • Payment of any applicable fee.

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

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$9.00

Hoarding and scaffolding permit (per square metre per month).

Minimum charge is $90.

Application$40.00Skip bin permit (per week).
Application$90.00Crane / concrete pump / cherry picker etc permit (per week).

Administering agency

Hobart City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Local law(s) name

Highways By-Law 3 2008

Contact details

Enquiries, Roads
Hobart City Council

Operating address:
16 Elizabeth Street
Hobart
TAS 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 503
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 62382836

Supporting information

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