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
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.