Approval for Works Within Road Reserves - City of Stonnington - Victoria


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 roadways, freeways, nature strips and footpaths. You will need to contact the relevant Coordinating Road Authority (CRA) before undertaking any work on a road reserve. 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 council.

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

Service type


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.


6 months after permit is issued.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

For all other fees, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Apply Application All $2385.00

Dual occupancy work zone (1-3 bays for 6 months). Fee for 2020-21.

Apply Application All $834.00

Single dwelling work zone. Fee for 2020-21.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application Form - Works Zone Permit (Opens in new window)
Apply All Approval for Works Within Road Reserves - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Road Management Act 2004 Victoria

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 1 2018

Lodgement process


Submit application form and supporting documents to the Council.

Approval time

Please allow a minimum of 20 working days for approval.

Additional information

Work zone permits are only valid during the following hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 7am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 3pm

It???s also important to remember that:

  • all clearway restrictions override permits
  • payment must be made prior to any sign installation
  • the permit is not effective until signs are installed
  • works zone permits don???t cover placement of bins or construction equipment on public land - you???ll need a separate permit for this activity.

Administering agency

City of Stonnington

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:

Building and Local Law Services

City of Stonnington

Operating address: 311 Glenferrie Road
Malvern, Victoria 3144
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Prahran, Victoria 3181
Phone: 03 8290 1333
Fax: 03 9521 2255
Website: City of Stonnington (Opens in new window)