Permit to Erect a Hoarding, Gantry or Scaffolding on Council Land - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to put up a hoarding, scaffolding or gantry on public or council owned land, this includes roads, footpaths and nature strips.

Hoardings are high temporary fences or structures enclosing a demolition site or a building site during building works, to restrict access and provide side protection to the public.

Scaffolding is a temporary structure used to support a work crew and materials to aid in the construction, maintenance and repair of buildings, bridges and all other man-made structures.

Gantry means a structure, which covers a public way and provides protection from both the side and overhead from building and / or maintenance works.

While hoardings on public land are most commonly erected around a construction site, they can also be erected for other purposes such as painting or erecting a sign. At least 1.5 metres of footpath must be kept clear for pedestrians and the area occupied must be securely barricaded for public safety. No occupation of Council land is permitted without a public space occupation and hoarding permit.

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 by permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$250.65

Fees for 2016-17.

Lodgement

Apply

Application and supporting information should be submitted to council.


Administering agency

Maroondah City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 11 2016

Contact details

Enigineering Services
Maroondah City Council


Operating address:
Braeside Avenue
Ringwood
Victoria 3134
Mailing address:
PO BOX 156
Ringwood, Victoria 3134

Toll Free:

1300 882 233

Other:

03 9298 4598

Fax:

03 9298 4345
maroondah@maroondah.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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