Approval for Works Within Road Reserves - Macedon Ranges Shire Council - 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.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1128.00

Development plan that creates a road. Fees for 2023-24

Further fees may apply, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Apply Licence All -

Permit to occupy a road for works.

  • residential: $555.00
  • rural: $136.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All -

Permit to alter or open a road, including driveway construction:

  • residential: $410.00
  • rural: $136.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Road Management Act 2004 Victoria

Administering agency

Macedon Ranges Shire Council

Contact details

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