Works within roads or footpaths

What you need to consider:

All works on roads or footpaths require an application for a permit before you start any work.

A permit will not be issued until the application is reviewed by the appropriate Council officer, an assessment is made and full payment is received.

An application under the Roads Act and/or Local Government Act may apply, and in some cases a development application is required.

You will need to:

If you want to erect a scaffold, hoarding or a temporary fence or use a footpath, road or car park for a short time.

You need to get a permit beforeto you start any work. A permit will not be issued until the application is reviewed by the appropriate Council officer and full payment has been made.

If you want to close a road.

If you want to temporarily or partially close a road allow at least 10 weeks to process this application as it will need to be reported to both the Local Traffic Committee and Council.

Complete the following:

Inner West Council – Ashfield

Inner West Council - Leichhardt and Marrickville

If you need to open up a road

You need to get a permit to open up a road before you start any work.

Allow at least 10 weeks to process this application, as it will need to be reported to both the Local Traffic Committee and Council.

Please use following:

Inner West Council – Ashfield

Inner West Council – Leichhardt

Inner West Council – Marrickville

If you need to have a truck, crane, pump or boom vehicle

Any heavy plant such as concrete trucks, pumps or cranes require a permit application.

Inner West Council – Ashfield or Leichhardt

Use the following:

Inner West Council – Marrickville

For a concrete pump use the following:

If you require a permit for a crane or concrete boom use the following :

If you need to implement a works zone

A works zone will allow an associated vehicle to legally park in a street while approved works are carried out on the adjacent property.  Works zone parking restricts parking in a signposted area.

Fees are determined by location of the works zone, the length (minimum 9 metres) and number of weeks required (maximum 12 weeks).

Complete the following:

Inner West Council – Ashfield

Inner West Council – Leichhardt and Marrickville

If you want to build a driveway

If you require information on driveway processes or forms, please visit the driveways page.

If you need a filming and/or photography permit

You will need to apply for a permit if you want to film or take still photographs on Council-owned open or outdoor spaces such as footpaths, roads or parks.

Visit the filming permit details and venues page for more information.

If you need to apply for accessibility parking

Visit the accessibility parking page for information about applying for an accessibility parking space.

If you need to place a skip bin (construction waste bin) on a public road

Visit the construction waste page for information and instructions.

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Page last updated: 17 Sep 2018