Road and Footpath Obstruction Permit
An activity that obstructs any part of a public thoroughfare (e.g roads, footpaths, verges or reserves), using any equipment including cranes, cherry pickers, ladders, mobile scaffolding, waste bins, hand tools or carrying out excavation works or filming, will require a permit.
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Fees and charges
The following fees and charges will apply to your application:
- Standard application and processing fee: $150
- Road closure application and processing fee: $275
Note: Application fees are non-refundable.
Additional fees that may apply:
- Parking fees
- Works bond.
What documents are required with an application?
Document When Required Diagram of location of works
Required for every application
Diagram of work site layout Required for every application Works staging plans Only required when works will be scheduled in stages Noise management plans Only required if works being undertaken outside of the following hours: 7am - 7pm Monday - Saturday (excluding public holidays)
Notification letter for out of hours works Only required if works being undertaken outside of the following hours: 7am - 7pm Monday - Saturday (excluding public holidays)
Drawing detailing new pits or conduits Where new pits and conduits are being installed Traffic Management Plan Required when the activity that obstructs the passage of vehicles (full road closures or partial road closures)
Traffic Management Plan, in accordance with the Code of Practice, including traffic and pedestrian movement and control. Please refer to Main Roads WA for information on Traffic Management Plans
Notification letter for road closures and diagram showing the proposed distribution area Required when a road will be closed Certificate of Currency - public liability insurance, minimum indemnity of $10m Only required for commercial works