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If you plan to work on or near a road in Wellington, then you must comply with the relevant roading Code of Practice and the temporary traffic management standards.
If you need to start work on or near the road (a carriageway, footpath or roadside area) in an emergency, contact the Council's Customer and Compliance team .
Phone: 04 499 4444
You need Council permission to carry out work on or near a road or footpath.
If contractors have to move a parked vehicle from proposed work areas, they must follow a particular process.
There are number of organisations and private contractors involved with road works in Wellington.
If working on the road will affect general traffic, then you need to organise temporary traffic management.
Find out about roading Codes of Practice and temporary traffic management standards.
Fees apply for activities carried out under our Code of Practice for working on the road or the National Code.
Find out when you need a shipping container permit and how to get one.