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 or shipping container are placed on the Council's road or verge.
For skip bin placements on the footpath or road, you should contact a Council registered Bulk Waste Container (BWC) or skip bin supplier to arrange for the bin to be placed on Council controlled land - these applications cannot be made directly by residents.
For driveway construction, minor utility installation (stormwater to road/boreholes/connection of services in verge or road) you will need to submit a minor public works application.
For more information on applications regarding the road reserve please refer to our road and footpath applications.
Approval to use road reserve to place a hoarding, scaffolding, facade retention, shoring, site sheds, ground anchors, 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:
If the work involves traffic control you must provide:
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.
Fees will be calculated by Council staff and provided to you in writing after we've received your application.
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.
Once you have gathered your documents, visit our Customer Service Centre where staff will assist you in completing the application online.