Road Encroachment & Sale Policy

Adopted in September 2011.

Entire document (934KB PDF) | Text version (325KB RTF)




Policy Principles

Key Aspects of the Policy

  • What this policy covers
  • When is a licence or lease needed
  • When is a licence not needed
  • Who can apply
  • Criteria for evaluating road encroachment proposals
  • Consultation with affected parties
  • Terms and conditions of encroachment licences and leases
  • Encroachments onto or near Town Belt or other reserve land
  • Fees

Compliance and Monitoring

Sale of Legal Road

Further Information


  • Application process for an encroachment licence or lease
  • Summary of process for sale of legal road