Permit to Occupy a Road to Undertake Works - Victoria

Service summary

You may require this permit if you intend to carry out any of the following activities on a road:

  • occupy or fence off part of a road (including parking zones)
  • place or plant vegetation or other objects
  • use a mobile crane or travel tower for building work
  • tamper or interfere with any road reserve
  • make or reinstate a hole or excavation
  • remove, damage or interfere with a temporary traffic signal or sign.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$99.50

Road opening, you will also be required to pay a licence fee and bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$99.50

Road / lane closure, you will also be required to pay a licence fee. There may also be additional costs for parking. Fees for 2016-17.

Licence$109.50

Road opening, you will also be required to pay an application fee and bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Licence$125.00

Road / lane closure, per day. This fee is in conjunction with a road opening permit. There will also be additional costs for your application and parking. Fees for 2016-17.

Licence$208.50

Road / lane closure, per day. This fee is without a Road Opening permit. There will also be additional costs for your application and parking. Fees for 2016-17.

Application

Traffic impact works on a municipal road or non arterial state road on which the maximum speed limit for vehicles at any time is more than fifty kilometres per hour and is conducted on, or on any part of, the roadway, pathway or shoulder range between $327.60 to $600.80. Fees for 2016-17.

Application

Minor works that are traffic impact works conducted by a representative of a utility, public transport or a road authority on a municipal road range between $83.60 and $129.60. Fees for 2016-17.

Application

Traffic impact works on a municipal road or non arterial state road on which the maximum speed limit for vehicles at any time is not more than fifty kilometres per hour and is not conducted on, or on any part of, the roadway, pathway or shoulder range between $83.60 to $327.60. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
Apply Road Opening Permit Application - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Road Closure Application - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Permit to Occupy a Road to Undertake Works - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Construction Zone Parking Application - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

Approval time

Please allow a minimum of five business days.

Administering agency

City of Port Phillip

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity Local Law 1 2013

Contact details

Development Services
City of Port Phillip


Operating address:
99a Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Victoria 3182
Mailing address:
Private Bag 3
St Kilda
Victoria 3182

Phone:

03 9209 6777

Fax:

03 9536 2722
devpermits@portphillip.vic.gov.au

Website:

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