Apply for a hoarding permit for street occupation
- You need to apply for a hoarding permit (street occupancy) when part of a public access way or Council property requires fencing off for proposed building works.
- Hoardings and barricades are used around building sites to keep members of the public safe and to secure buildings sites when they are unattended.
- A hoarding permit may still be required even if a building permit is not required.
Examples of when a hoarding permit is required
- Closing part of a footpath for painting.
- Putting up signage.
- Machinery being used on the footpath or Council property.
- Any building work or materials placed on Council land.
Other permits you will also need to apply for
Hoarding permit application fee
The hoarding permit fee is calculated as a monthly rate based on the square metre area of the hoarding site.
Area of the Hoarding
Less that 100m2
101m2 - 500m2
What you need to provide with your application
- A full site plan
- A copy of the contractor’s public liability insurance with a minumum $20 million cover
- A copy of an approved traffic management plan (in accordance with AS1742.3 and VicRoads Worksite Code of Practice).