Approval for Works Within Road Reserves - City of Port Phillip - Victoria

Description

You may need this permit if you intend to conduct works within a road reserve. Works include road excavation, construction, maintenance and interfering with vegetation.

Road reserves include but are not limited to all roadways, freeways, nature strips and footpaths. You will require to contact the relevant Coordinating Road Authority (CRA) to undertake your intended works. The CRA will vary depending on whether the road reserve is controlled by local, state or federal government. To determine which CRA is relevant please contact your local council.

Please read the attached guide for more information specific to your activity.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

There may be specific eligibility requirements relating to your intended works and the location involved. Please contact the relevant coordinating road authority for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Please note that you will be required to have adequate public liability insurance.

Commencement

Please note that you will be required to have adequate public liability insurance.

Duration

As specified by permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees for road opening:

  • application fee for private contractors - $109.40
  • permit fee - $120.70.
Fee for 2020-21.
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Fees to close a road:

  • application fee - $109.40
  • licence fee - $120.70.
Fee for 2020-21.
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Consent fees for working within road reserve:

  • council road / non-arterial state road (max speed limit less than 50km and Code 0) - $339.50
  • council road / non-arterial state road (max speed limit less than 50km and Code 1) - $85.30
  • council road / non-arterial state road (max speed limit more than 50km and Code 0) - $662.80
  • council road / non-arterial state road (max speed limit more than 50km and Code 1) - $339.60.
Fees for 2020-21.
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Fees for work zone permits:

  • application fee - $109.40
  • for 3 or less months - $1385.00
  • for 6 months - $2771.00
  • for 9 months - $4165.50
  • for 12 months - $5542.00
  • permit extensions - $884.60
  • additional bays - $276.00.
Fees for 2020-21.

Forms

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

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Road Management Act 2004 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity Local Law 1 2013

Approval time

Please allow 5 business days for your application to be processed.

Administering agency

City of Port Phillip

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:

Planning and Building Services

City of Port Phillip

Operating address: 99a Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Victoria 3182
Mailing address: Private Bag 3
St Kilda
Victoria 3182
Email: planhelp@portphillip.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Port Phillip (Opens in new window)