Undertake Work on a Public Road

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Upcoming Events

2018
SeniorsWeek

Coffs Harbour Seniors Festival

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16 - 27
May Gibbs

May Gibbs Display at the Library

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2018
Museum Exhibition

Created from a Dream: A Gift of Calligraphy Exhibition

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April 2018
Workshop

Create your own Journal with Suzanne Archer

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April 2018
BU Festival

Youth Week BU Festival

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April 2018
Ipads and biscuits

iPads and Biscuits

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Undertake Work on a Public Road

Council is responsible for managing the occupation of the road reserve (road-way and road-side) by others who undertake works within the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area. 

Typical examples of work in the road reserve include:  road occupancy, construction zones, hoarding, road openings, storage of materials on the road reserve.

To apply for a permit to undertake works on a public road, please read the explanatory notes and then complete all relevant sections of the application form and return with payment to Council’s Customer Service Centre at 2 Castle Street, Coffs Harbour. 

Please note that:

  • Permits are issued subject to the conditions attached to this application. Please make sure you read the conditions before applying for a permit.

  • The Applicant should allow five (5) working days for their application to be processed.

  • Failure to obtain a permit or non-compliance with the Permit Conditions is a breach of the Local Government Act 1993 as amended and/or the Roads Act 1993 as amended. Infringements will be issued in accordance with the regulations of these acts.

  • Work not completed to Council specifications will be rectified by Council at the applicants expense.

Failure to complete the application form correctly or provide all necessary information will result in delays in processing.