Permit to Occupy a Road or Highway - Tasmania

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to occupy a road or highway to:

  • Hold or conduct an event;
  • Place anything, such as a skip bin, caravan, trailer, vending machine, customer servery or sign, on or obstructing a road or highway;
  • Open or enclose a road or part of a road;
  • Occupy or fence off part of a road;
  • Erect a hoarding or overhead protective awning; or
  • Place materials, vegetation or other objects on the road or highway.

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

An application for permit is to be in writing and accompanied by:

  • A statement specifying the type of activity proposed;
  • A statement detailing the required period of the permit;
  • A scaled drawing showing location and extent of the activity;
  • Any other information the Contact Officer may reasonably require; and
  • Payment of any applicable fee.

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 Description
Apply Application All $4.00

Hoarding and scaffolding permit (per square metre per week).

Minimum charge is $120.

Apply Application All $40.00 Skip bin permit (per week).
Apply Application All $120.00 Crane / concrete pump / cherry picker etc permit (per week).
Apply Application All $300.00 Road closure fee.
Apply Application All $360.00 Highway opening fee, per week.
Apply Application All $185.00 Highway opening fee, minor works, per day.
Apply Licence All $4.00 Long term construction, occupation of public highway (per square metre, per week). Minimum charge is $120 per month.
Apply Licence All $300.00 Special event occupation licence.
Apply Miscellaneous All $280.00 Road closure statutory advertising fee, per closure.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 TAS

Local law(s) name

Highways By-Law 3 2008

Administering agency

Hobart City Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Roads

Hobart City Council

Operating address: 16 Elizabeth Street
Hobart
TAS 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 503
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6238 2836
Email: coh@hobartcity.com.au
Website: Hobart City Council (Opens in new window)