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If you want to do service works in the State road reservation you will need approval from the Department of State Growth.

Service works can include (but are not limited to) gas or electrical connections, water mains, stormwater/culverts and any pipework.

1About the permit

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 be issued in the name of the Service Authority or Service Owner.

For telecommunication works see Telecommunications.

2Traffic control

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:

3Applications

Before starting the online application all necessary documents must be available for uploading.

Mandatory Documents:

  • Copy of Traffic Management Plan
  • Copy of site plan or drawing showing details of proposed works

Please note the application will only be able to be submitted when the mandatory documents are uploaded.

Apply online

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.

Contact

If you have any questions please call us on (03) 6166 3369.