New or altered access onto a road (driveways)
If you want an access (driveway) from your property onto a State road, or want to upgrade or change an existing access, you need approval from the Department of State Growth.
The permit is issued in accordance with the provisions of the Roads and Jetties Act 1935. The permit authorises the Permit Holder and/or their Contractor or Agent, to carry out the works described, subject to the conditions specified. A permit will only be issued in the name of the title holder of the property.
We will consider a lot of factors when assessing your application.
Traffic control at work sites may be required to maintain a safe workplace for workers and to safely guide road users through work sites. More information can be found:
You will need to fill in and submit an application:
Applications must be received by the Department of State Growth at least 20 business days before your expected start date for works, to allow enough time to assess your application.
No works are to be undertaken until a written permit has been issued.
Applications can be sent:
Department of State Growth
GPO Box 536, Hobart TAS 7001
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions please call us on (03) 6166 3369.