Working in Road Reserves

To conduct works, such as constructing a vehicle crossing or connecting to a drain, within a Murrindindi Shire Council road reserve you must first apply for Council consent by submitting the relevant form. Please select the appropriate form below and submit to Council in hardcopy or by email to msc@murrindindi.vic.gov.au at least 5 days prior to scheduled works. Fees do apply and are outlined in the below table.

Utility works within a road reserve(PDF, 259KB)

Non utility works within a road reserve(PDF, 346KB) 


Works other than minor works Minor works

On roadway, shoulder or pathway Not on roadway, shoulder or pathway On roadway, shoulder of pathway Not on roadway, shoulder or pathway
Other roads, speed over 50km/h $638.30 $348.00 $137.70 $88.90
Other roads, speed under 50km/h $348.00 $88.90 $137.70 $88.90

 

Examples of application fees:

  • Minor works not on roadway, shoulder, pathway ($88.90)
    e.g. water tapping, sewer connection, drainage connection. 
  • Minor works (not affecting more than 8.5m2) on roadway, shoulder or pathway ($88.90)
    e.g. driveway crossing, sewer, water, electrical, or telecommunication trenching works etc.
  • Works not on roadway, shoulder, pathway with road speed <50km/h ($137.70)
    Sewer, water or electrical, or telecommunication trenching works etc. (typically > 100m of trenching).
  • Works (affecting more than 8.5m2) on roadway, shoulder, pathway with road speed <50km/h ($137.70)
    Crossing, Sewer, water or electrical, or telecommunication trenching works etc.
  • Works not on roadway, shoulder, pathway with road speed >50km/h ($348.00)
    Crossing, Sewer, water or electrical, or telecommunication trenching works etc. (typically > 100m of trenching).
  • Works (affecting more than 8.5m2) on roadway, shoulder, pathway with road speed > 50km/h ($638.30)
    Sewer, water or electrical, or telecommunication trenching works etc.