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Do you need to do work within a road reserve (including the roadway and/or the roadside) of a Council-maintained road?
If you want to conduct work in, on, under or over a road, you may need to notify and get consent from Council by applying for an infrastructure works permit.
These works may include:
Make sure you are familiar with the requirements of working in the road reserve.
If you are proposing to do works in a road reserve that VicRoads manages, you will need to apply with VicRoads. Find out more about responsibility for roads in Nillumbik.
Assessing an infrastructure works permit application can take up to 10 business days. Make sure you apply with enough time before works are due to commence.
Depending on your application, you may need:
Find out more about requirements when working in the road reserve.
Apply for an infrastructure works permit
The cost associated with an Infrastructure Works Permit will depend on the type of works being carried out:
These fees are correct as of 1 July 2023.
After you submit your permit application, an invoice will be emailed to you. This email will contain instructions about how to pay.
After you submit your permit application, an invoice will be emailed to you. This email will contain instructions about how to pay the permit application fee.
Once your application and payment are received, your submission will be reviewed by our Infrastructure team, who will be in contact if they require any additional information.
After your application is assessed, you will be notified of the outcome via email. Assessing an Infrastructure Works Permit application can take up to 10 business days.