Building site permits and work hours

Building works hours

Building works are permitted weekdays 7am-6pm and Saturdays 9am-3pm.

Work is not permitted on Sundays or ANZAC Day, Christmas Day and Good Friday. To work outside of these hours you need to apply for and obtain an out of hours permit.

Work site permits

We need to understand how your work will impact the surrounding areas, including noise, use of footpaths and roads in the course of work.

Using a footpath or road occupation

You will need a permit to use a road, footpath or nature strip for your project in a manner that will alter or block the thoroughfare of others.

Apply for a footpath or road occupation permit

Park or open space access and occupation

You will need a permit if your project requires access your property via a park or open space.

Apply for a park or open space access and occupation permit

Please allow at least 5 business days’ notice prior to starting work.

Out of hours work permit

Your application to conduct construction-related work outside of the permitted hours must include:

  • fees paid
  • notification of neighbours.

Apply for an out of hours work permit(PDF, 239KB)

Using a crane on a road or footpath

Your application to use a crane on a road or footpath must include:

  • a detailed traffic management plan
  • copy of current public liability insurance certificate
  • fees paid
  • copy of endorsed VicRoads MOA (if required)
  • notification of neighbours (if required).

Apply to use a crane on a road or footpath(PDF, 434KB)

Creating an exclusion zone on a road or footpath

Your application to set up an exclusion zone area on a road or footpath, perhaps to pour concrete, must include:

  • a detailed traffic management plan
  • copy of current public liability insurance certificate
  • fees paid
  • copy of endorsed VicRoads MOA (if required)
  • notification of neighbours (if required).

Apply to create an exclusion zone on a road or footpath(PDF, 240KB)

Using non-motorised equipment on a footpath

Your application to occupy space on a footpath to use ladders, mobile scaffolds or hand tools must include:

  • a detailed traffic management plan
  • copy of current public liability insurance certificate
  • fees paid
  • copy of endorsed VicRoads MOA (if required)
  • notification of neighbours (if required).

Apply to use non-motorised plant and equipment(PDF, 240KB)

Using motorised equipment on a road or footpath

Your application to operate equipment such as a scissor lift, boom, travel tower or EWP on a road or footpath must include:

  • a detailed traffic management plan
  • copy of current public liability insurance certificate
  • fees paid
  • copy of endorsed VicRoads MOA (if required)
  • notification of neighbours (if required).

Apply for a motorised equipment on a road or footpath permit(PDF, 241KB)

Placement of a gantry or cover-way in a public space

Your application to place a gantry, cover-way or overhead protection system with pedestrian access within a public space must include:

  • a detailed set of gantry drawings
  • copy of current public liability insurance certificate
  • fees paid
  • dilapidation report
  • statement agreeing to the commitment of reinstating Council’s assets in accordance with Council’s current standards and specifications, damaged during the course of construction and occupation
  • gantry computations and engineers sign off
  • certificate of design/inspection
  • copy of endorsed report & consent: Regulation 116 Public Protection (if required).

Apply for a placement of a gantry or cover-way in a public space permit(PDF, 239KB)

Placement of hoarding in a public place

Your application for the placement of hoarding within public space must include:

  • a detailed set of hoarding drawings
  • copy of current public liability insurance certificate
  • fees paid
  • dilapidation report
  • statement agreeing to the commitment of reinstating Council’s assets in accordance with Council’s current standards and specifications, damaged during the course of construction and occupation
  • hoarding computations and engineers' sign-off
  • certificate of design/inspection
  • copy of endorsed Report & Consent: Regulation 116 Public Protection (if required).

We do not support the placement of temporary fencing in public spaces.

Apply for a placement of hoarding in a public place permit(PDF, 238KB)

Fees

Type Fee
Application $80.00
Permit $155.00
Occupation $6.50 per m2
Weekday inspection $140.00
Weekend or out of hours inspection $550.00
Park access $150.00

 

Contact us

For more information contact us on 9490 4222.