Code of Practice for Management of Infrastructure in Road Reserves - Victoria


You are required to comply with this code if you intend to work to install, construct, maintain or operate infrastructure within a road reserve.

The main purpose of this code of practice is to provide guidance to road authorities, infrastructure managers and works managers. This code specifies practical guidelines for the manner in which works on roads should be carried out, processes for consultation, processes to provide notifications, and the interchange and storage of information regarding road and non-road infrastructure in road reserves.

Compliance with this code of practice may be used in court as evidence as to whether a road authority, infrastructure manager or works manager has met their legislative duties. This includes a decision by a road authority to give or withhold consent.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Act(s) name

Road Management Act 2004 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Contact details

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Registration and Licensing

Department of Transport

Operating address: 1 Spring Street Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2392
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 03 9651999
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