How to apply
Follow the steps below. Once you've submitted your application and paid the fee, the process takes up to 1 month.
1. Know what you need to provide
You'll need to provide supporting documents and plans with your application.
Your proposal must meet the setback and height clearance guidelines and our road and encroachment policy.
For more information, see: Supporting documents for an encroachment licence application
2. Submit your application and pay the fee
Applying for a new encroachment licence costs $460 – the application form includes instructions for paying this online.
3. We assess your application
We will assess your application against the Road Encroachment and Sale Policy, and with other Council business units who may be involved.
If we need more information to process your application, we’ll ask you for it. If we don't receive this within 6 months of asking for it, your application may lapse and you may need to apply again.