Permit to Occupy a Road to Undertake Works - Tasmania

Description

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

  • Carry out works on or under a road or highway for any purpose;
  • Place any object on a road for the purpose of preventing or inhibiting parking;
  • Deposit or drop any material or allow any material to flow, fall, be dropped or in any other way be deposited;
  • Lay underground services;
  • Make or reinstate a hole or excavation;
  • Open the surface of any road or highway;
  • Place or mix any concrete, lime concrete, asphaltic concrete, cement, cement mortar, lime mortar, tar, soil, sand, stone, firewood or other material;
  • Remove or take materials from a road;
  • Remove, damage or interfere with a temporary traffic signal, sign, or erect a barrier or other structure to protect pedestrians or regulate traffic;
  • Erect scaffolding or hoardings;
  • Place freight containers or rubbish skips on the road;
  • Use any part of a road or highway as a holding yard; or
  • Use a mobile crane or travel tower for building work.

In relation to this permit, roads and highways include:

  • A local highway;
  • A road reservation;
  • Any approved and constructed crossing, kerb, footpath, walkway, guttering, pavement or earth surface drain; and
  • A mall.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further 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 General Manager may reasonably require; and
  • Payment of any applicable fee.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 TAS

Local law(s) name

Highways By-Law 3 2013

Administering agency

Burnie City Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer, Works and Services

Burnie City Council

Operating address: 80 Wilson Street
Burnie, Tasmania 7320
Mailing address: PO BOX 973
Burnie, Tasmania 7320
Phone: 03 6430 5750
Fax: 03 6431 8683
Email: burnie@burnie.net
Website: Burnie City Council (Opens in new window)