Work Hours

  • Monday to Friday - 7am to 5pm
  • Saturday - 8am to 1pm
  • Sunday and Public Holidays - no work is permitted

But note - applicants can apply to Council for work outside of these hours, approval is only granted in extreme circumstances, like shop fit-outs overnight or where demolition/erection of structures may be a risk to public safety during daylight hours (eg. cranes, hoardings). Out of Hours works still have restricted hours, see below.


If you have any concerns... Contact Us or ring 9936 8100

This includes after-hours paging service to on-duty Ranger. Calls may be returned anytime between 6am & 11.30pm (so please tell us if you have a call cut-off time).


Out of Hours Works

North Sydney CBD and area is changing - with new transport, infrastructure and buildings.

Keep informed about developments below:

  1. all Council-approved out of hours works
  2. Metro
  3. other works by other s you can contact about their works
  4. Council is usually day work - but sometimes night

Council has a Management Plan for Out of Hours works, please refer to: Construction Works Management Strategy (204KB)


1. Council approved Out of Hours Works map

Click map numbers for details. Details can change. Works approved because they cannot be done during standard working hours.



2. Sydney Metro

For more information about the construction of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project in our local area, please contact 1800 171 386 (24-hour community information line), email or visit the website links below:

Victoria Cross metro station - the northern site is located on the corner of Miller and McLaren streets, and a southern site is on the corner of Miller and Denison streets.

Crows Nest metro station - it is located on the western fringe of the Crows Nest village, between the Pacific Highway and Clarke Lane (eastern side of the Pacific Highway) and Oxley Street.

Blues Point temporary tunnel access site - located at Henry Lawson Reserve, McMahons Point.


3. Other Works

Third parties, such as utility companies and state departments, do not have to notify Council of emergency works. For more details on Out of Hours works being carried out in your area, check with the following organisations:


4. Council Works

Hours are 7am-5pm Mon-Fri, 8am-1pm Sat.  

Council usually has multiple Works on, refer to:

Council Works - one-off short jobs

Council projects - longer projects

Olympic Pool Redevelopment

Sometimes there is night work (will be on the map above).


Make a Noise Complaint

If you have contacted the company responsible directly and the issue has not been resolved, our customer service line 9936 8100 and it is monitored Out of Hours until midnight, seven days a week, for emergencies.

Alternatively, you can email

In order for Council staff to assist, please be ready to provide key details about the disturbance, including dates, times, type and location of the works.