Works on Public Roads

Under the Local Government Act 1999, property owners are required to apply and seek authorisation from Council to make any alterations to public land, to Council's specification.

The following are a sample of activities that require approval:

  • installing, extending and/or closing a driveway
  • installing an electrical underground service from the source to the property boundary
  • installing a new stormwater drain
  • undertaking landscaping, installing an irrigation system and/or planting a tree on Council's verge

Helpful information before applying

The following fact sheets have been developed for you to consider prior to applying:

General Information for Works on a Public Road
Electrical Underground Service
Irrigation System Installation
Landscaping on the Council Verge
Tree Planting

What the costs are

There is a non-refundable application lodgement fee of $43 which must be paid upon submission of your application. If an alteration to a Council trees is approved, additional fees may apply. 

What you need to apply

  • A copy of the original application form, with all relevant information completed, including a site plan with dimensions.
  • Traffic Management Plan
  • An application fee of $43 must be paid when lodging the application.

Works on a Public Road Application Form(251 kb)

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