Any work carried out within the road reserve requires an approval from the Council.

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Works that require approval includes:

  • opening the road for services
  • constructing a driveway
  • placing a temporary fence around a construction site, or
  • forming a road.

Inspections are undertaken.

Always take pictures of the area before you commence work, as restoration to the same standard is required. Otherwise the works are undertaken by Council with restoration costs charged to the principal contractor nominated on the application.

A minimum of $10m public liability insurance is required (with cover for the duration of the works).