The Encroachment Team receives the application
You receive a letter of acknowledgement
The letter will either ask for more information or advise the application will be processed within 4 weeks.
We discuss your application
The Roading and Traffic and Parks and Gardens teams consider how the application affects the amenity of the area, public and private views, vegetation and the neighbours.
You’ll receive a decision letter
We’ll let you know if your application has been approved or declined, and reasons why.
If your application for consent is approved, we’ll send you the Terms and Conditions and License Agreements. These need to be signed, witnessed and returned within 30 days. A bond may be requested.
The licensee has 18 months to obtain any Regulatory Consents and complete construction of structure on legal road.
Licensee needs to advise the Encroachment team that all works are complete and request inspection for bond return. The bond is refunded if the structure is build in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Landowner Consent.