Apply to occupy a road and/or footpath
Stand plant, building materials and mobile structures
To ensure public access and safety is maintained, a permit is required to place plant equipment, building materials or mobile structures on a footpath, and to close any portion of a road or footpath in order to do so.
You need an Occupy a Council Road and/or Footpath Permit to place any of the below in a public place:
- building materials
- mobile structure
- mobile crane
- cherry picker
- truck crane
- concrete boom pump
- travel tower
- boom lift
- or other similar piece of equipment used for construction or maintenance work.
To place a skip in a public area such as on a footpath or road an Occupy a Council Road and/or Footpath Permit is required.
Skips in public areas must be positioned safely and not block access or visibility for cars and pedestrians. If you have concerns about the placement of a skip, contact Council.
A street opening is defined as opening a road surface or paving area, a footpath, or a nature strip. An Occupy a Council Road and/or Footpath Permit is required for this.
Temporary road openings are allowed by North Sydney Council for construction work, special events and so on.