Building in a road reserve
Any land between the property boundary and the road is identified by Council as a road reserve. Road reserves are Council land and any works that fall within it must be approved by Council before commencement.
Building in a road reserve may include:
- Road opening, access, under-boring or any disturbance to the road or road reserve surface.
- Footpath occupation by such items as cranes, hoarding, skip bins, etc.
- Footpath, private utilities, landscape works, ramps, pipes, connections to roads
- Connection of stormwater drainage to the kerb and gutter or to Councils stormwater infrastructure.
- Connection of proposed public roads to existing roads.
- Permanent balconies and awnings, overhead crossings, encroachments by car parking spaces and posts.
- Installation or construction of private utility to a public utility.
- Driveway construction or removal.
How to undertake work in a road reserve
- Email: [email protected]
- Mail: PO Box 42, Raymond Terrace, NSW 2324
- In person: Council Administration Building at 116 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace, NSW 2324
Developer works in progress:
These are current developer works being undertaken:
- Processing time is approximately 21 business days from formal lodgment to approval.
- Make sure to submit all documentation relevant to the application, even if previously assessed under a DA or other application.
- Any information not submitted or addressed adequately at the time of lodgment may result in further information requests, additional fees, and subsequent delays of approval.