Road and drainage consents

Consent is required for any works or activities in a public reserve, public roadway or footpath (nature strip). If you're planning to undertake this type of work or activity, you'll need to contact us for approval to ensure: 

  • the work is carried out safely
  • there is no impact on traffic
  • our public assets are maintained

The types of works or activities requiring approval include:

Roadworks and drainage on private land

Where you propose to do roadwork or drainage on private land as part of an approved development you may need to obtain an Engineering Construction Certificate.  The conditions of your development consent will indicate if you need one, but please give us a call if you're unsure.

 

Work in or on a road reserve

Work in or on a road reserve

If you want to carry out work in, on or over a public road you will need approval.

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Road closures

Road closures

If you want to close a road on a temporary or permanent basis, you need to apply.

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Public stock grids and gates

Public stock grids and gates

Public stock grids and gates can be installed in rural locations to control stock movement. Find our application form here.

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Naming roads and bridges

Naming roads and bridges

Roads, bridges and places are given names to assist identification of a property or location. You can make a naming request.

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Driveways

Driveways

A driveway application is required for every driveway cross-over that connects a property with a public road. 

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AUS-SPEC

AUS-SPEC

AUS-SPEC provides specifications and design guidance for large scale engineering works.

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Stormwater

Stormwater

To carry out stormwater drainage work you may need to apply for approval. Find out more...

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Engineering Construction Certificates

Engineering Construction Certificates

If you plan to carry out works on private land as part of an approved development you may need an Engineering Construction Certificate.

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