Permit to Carry out Works in or on a Public Place - Roper Gulf Regional Council - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to carry out works in a public place. This includes excavation, building and plumbing works.

A permit is also required to use a public place for the unloading of goods.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $200.00

Tier 1, standard, non-complex work (e.g. completed in a single work shift with minor traffic control requirements). Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All -

Tier 2 non-program complex works (projects conducted over an extended time, such as private housing estate developments with a new intersection and drainage works to be constructed to link into the existing road network). These fees are variable; refer to your local council.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Road Opening Permit Guide - PDF (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Roper Gulf Regional 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:

General Enquiries

Northern Territory
Operating address: 2 Crawford Street
Katherine, Northern Territory 0850
Mailing address: PO BOX 1321
Katherine, Northern Territory 0851
Phone: 08 8972 9000
Phone: 1300 366 208
Fax: 08 8944 7020
Website: Roper Gulf Regional Council (Opens in new window)