Public Gate Permit - New South Wales

Description

You will require a 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
  • 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.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $243.00

Annual fee plus inspection (cost recovery for travel inspection and reporting requirements).

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Public Gate Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Roads Act 1993 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Roads Regulation 2018 New South Wales

Administering agency

Nambucca Shire Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries Officer

Nambucca Shire Council

Operating address: 44 Princess Street
Macksville, New South Wales 2447
Mailing address: PO BOX 177
Macksville, New South Wales 2447
Phone: 02 6568 2555
Fax: 02 6568 2201
Email: council@nambucca.nsw.gov.au
Website: Nambucca Shire Council (Opens in new window)