Public Gate Permit - New South Wales

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to erect and maintain a gate that is placed on a public road adjacent to your property. Public gates can only be erected where the public road intersects a boundary fence.

The holder of a public gate permit must ensure that:

  • A notice that complies with the relevant requirements is visible on the gate; and
  • Both the gate and the notice are maintained in good condition.

Please note that it is an offence to construct a bypass or livestock grid at a public gate unless permission has been received from the relevant authority.

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

To be eligible for this permit you must adhere to any guidelines or conditions from the relevant Council, such as restrictions on electric fences and requirements for gates opening on to main roads to have an accompanying grid.

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

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Other, Co-operative, Incorporated Association $618.00

Administering agency

Cessnock City Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Customer Service

Operating address: 62 - 78 Vincent Street
Cessnock, New South Wales 2325
Mailing address: PO BOX 152
Cessnock, New South Wales 2325
Phone: 02 4993 4100
Fax: 02 4993 2500
Email: council@cessnock.nsw.gov.au
Website: Cessnock City Council (Opens in new window)