Permit to Erect a Hoarding, Gantry or Scaffolding on Council Land - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to put up a hoarding, scaffolding or gantry on public or council owned land, this includes roads, footpaths and nature strips.

Hoardings are high temporary fences or structures enclosing a demolition site or a building site during building works, to restrict access and provide side protection to the public.

Scaffolding is a temporary structure used to support a work crew and materials to aid in the construction, maintenance and repair of buildings, bridges and all other man-made structures.

Gantry means a structure, which covers a public way and provides protection from both the side and overhead from building and / or maintenance works.

While hoardings on public land are most commonly erected around a construction site, they can also be erected for other purposes such as painting or erecting a sign. At least 1.5 metres of footpath must be kept clear for pedestrians and the area occupied must be securely barricaded for public safety. No occupation of Council land is permitted without a public space occupation and hoarding permit.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

Duration

As specified by permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $256.90

Report and consent associated with precautions over the street alignment in relation to permits (e.g. hoarding, scaffold). Fees for 2017-18.

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.

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
Phone: 03 9209 6424
Fax: 03 9536 2740
Email: planhelp@portphillip.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Port Phillip (Opens in new window)