Approval to Undertake Works on or Near Roads - New South Wales

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to undertake works on or near roads. The types of work requiring approval includes, but is not limited to:

  • Carrying out any work in, on or over a public road;
  • Opening a road (digging in or creating a trench through or under a kerb or footpath);
  • Erecting, removing or interfering with a structure, work or tree on a public road (includes using small and/or large machinery on a public road);
  • Pumping water into a public road from adjoining land;
  • Driving any vehicle across a kerb or footpath;
  • Creating a temporary vehicle crossing; and
  • Connecting a road (whether public or private) to a public road.

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

The following information must accompany applications for a Section 138 consent for works within the public road:

  • One copy of approved Traffic Control Plan for works within the public road reserve;
  • One copy of Public Liability Insurance in an amount of $10,000,000;
  • Copies of work experience of the contractor wishing to do the job; and
  • Copies of permits for work zone speed reduction if applicable.

Please consult directly with the Council for furthger information on eligibility requirements specific to the approval of works you intend to undertake.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Roads Act 1993 NSW

Administering agency

Wollondilly Shire Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Wollondilly Shire Council

Operating address: 62-64 Menangle Street
Picton
NSW 2571
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Picton, New South Wales 2571
Phone: 02 4677 1100
Fax: 02 4677 2339
Email: council@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au
Website: Wollondilly Shire Council (Opens in new window)