Permit to Use a Heavy / Long Vehicle in or on a Public Place or Restricted Road - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to park, place or use a heavy / long vehicle on or over any council / public land, or on a road where the use of such a vehicle would otherwise be contrary to a sign governing the use of vehicles on that road. This permit covers all vehicles, whether registered or not.

A long vehicle is 7.5 metres or longer, including load or projection. A heavy vehicle is a vehicle weighing more than 4.5 tonnes (gross vehicle mass) whether laden or unladen. Vehicles can include mobile crane, travel tower, lift, tackle or similar on or above a road. This includes the encroachment on council land of the jib or stabilising legs of any hoisting devices.

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$53.35

Space occupancy permit for non-motorised plants. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$113.20

Space occupancy permit for motorised plants. Fees for 2016-17.

Application

For all other heavy vehicle permits, fees vary according to the type and weight of the vehicle, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply Application for Permit to Occupy Space on Road or Footpath - Motorised Plant and Equipment - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Permit to Use a Heavy / Long Vehicle in or on a Public Place or Restricted Road - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

City of Melbourne

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Activities Local Law 2009

Contact details

Construction Management Group (Site Services)
City of Melbourne


Operating address:
Floor 3, House CH2
240 Little Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Phone:

03 9658 9658

Fax:

03 9658 9572
siteservices@melbourne.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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