Application for a temporary structure or occupation of road reserve

An application for a temporary structure or occupation of road reserve is required when there is plan to occupy Council's road reserve on a temporary basis.  This includes where a storage compound, hoarding type A, B or C, crane or platform, ground anchors, skip bin, shipping container are placed on the Council's road or verge.

Online

Gather your documents

Approval to use road reserve to place a hoarding, scaffolding, facade retention, shoring, site sheds, ground anchors, skip bins, clothing bin, crane lift or other temporary structure, is made under Section 138 of the Roads Act 1993.

As part of this application you will need to provide the following details:

  • Diagram or plan showing the location, type and length of work proposed. If the work involves overhead protective structures or ground anchors you must provide a structural engineers certificate endorsing the drawings and engineering details supplied. Drawings must comply with relevant current codes of practice of the NSW Work Cover Authority, relevant clauses of Building Code of Australia and Australian Standard, including sketch or plans.
  • Evidence of adequate public liability insurance for $20,000,000.00

For further advice on what to submit, please contact our Customer Service Centre, 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday and ask to speak to Asset Technical Officer.

Pay

Fees will be calculated by Council staff and provided to you in writing after we've received your application.

Apply

Once you have gathered your documents, you can apply online for a temporary structure or occupation of road reserve approval.  You'll need to upload electronic versions of the required documentation in order to complete your application.

In person

Gather your documents

Approval to use road reserve to place a hoarding, scaffolding, facade retention, shoring, site sheds, ground anchors, skip bins, clothing bin, crane lift or other temporary structure, is made under Section 138 of the Roads Act 1993.

As part of this application you will need to provide the following details:

  • Diagram or plan showing the location, type and length of work proposed. If the work involves overhead protective structures or ground anchors you must provide a structural engineers certificate endorsing the drawings and engineering details supplied. Drawings must comply with relevant current codes of practice of the NSW Work Cover Authority, relevant clauses of Building Code of Australia and Australian Standard, including sketch or plans.
  • Evidence of adequate public liability insurance for $20,000,000.00

For further advice on what to submit, please contact our Customer Service Centre, 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday and ask to speak to Asset Technical Officer.

Pay

Fees will be calculated by Council staff and provided to you in writing after we've received your application.

Visit us

Once you have gathered your documents, visit our Customer Service Centre where staff will assist you in completing the application online.