Temporary road closures
Requests for temporary road closures for construction purposes, public gatherings or street parties, can be made by completing an Application for Road Closure (PDF 72 KB). To pay for a road closure permit, go to our online services and payments page.
Requests for placing a storage/shipping container or skip bin on the footpath can be made by completing an application online or downloading Application Form to store Shipping Container and Skip Bin on the footpath (PDF 39 KB).
Further enquiries can be made by contacting Council's Road Infrastructure Planning Branch on 07 3412 5282.
Road opening permit
As an integral part of the road opening system Council has a Subordinate Local Law No. 11.1 "Interference with Local Government Roads" (2001), which requires permits for:
- road openings
- extraordinary traffic
Council has a road opening permit system which requires persons to notify Council and provide security payments prior to undertaking any excavation works in Council's road reserve.
These requirements are outlined below:
- Road Excavation Works (excluding vehicular access) Policy (PDF 112 KB)
- Installation of Utility Services within the Boundaries of Council Controlled Roads (PDF 1132 KB)
- Download Application for Road Excavation Works (PDF 65 KB)
Please see links below for copies of Standard Drawings for Service Corridors and Alignment in Road Reserves: