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									                                                     WORKS PERMIT
                    CARRIED OUT WITHIN COUNCIL’S ROAD RESERVES AND/OR PROPERTY
                  City of Darwin, Civic Centre, Harry Chan Avenue, Darwin NT (GPO Box 84, Darwin NT 0801)
                                       Telephone (08)89300 597 Facsimile (08) 89818 415
                      Email darwin@darwin.nt.gov.au Website www.darwin.nt.gov.au ABN: 11 503 313 301

DATE OF ISSUE:                                                                  PERMIT No:

APPLICANT DETAILS                                                               RECEIPT No:
Applicant……………………………………………………………………………………………..........……….…........
Company…………………………………………………………………………………………………...………......…...
Postal Address…………………………………………………………………………………………………...………....
Email……………………………………             Fax…………………………………………….……
Phone……………………………………             Mobile………………………………………………

PROPOSED WORKS
Work Address……………………………………………………………………………………………....……….……
Period of Works                 From……………………………To……………………………

Type of Works                      □   Road opening / Excavation                        □ Works on Verge (Driveway)
                                   □   Works on Public Open Space/Parks                 □ Load/unload goods
                                   □
                          Lane / Road Closure                                           □ Other (list)………………………..
Description of Works………………………………………………………………………………………………………...………..
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...
Type of Vehicles                   □   Crane                                            □    6 Wheel truck or bigger
                                   □   Small truck                                      □    Chipper
                                   □   Earth moving equipment (bob cat)                 □    Other (list)…………………….

COMPULSORY                         PERMIT WILL NOT BE ASSESSED WITHOUT ATTACHMENTS
ATTACHMENTS                        □ Plan of works                   □ Public Liability Insurance Certificate
                                   □   White Card Number                                 □   Car Bay rental ……………………(#)
                                   □   Traffic / Pedestrian Management Plan & Diagrams

WORKS BEING UNDERTAKEN FOR          □ As Above
Name……………………………………………………………………………………………........................................

Address…………………………………………………………………………………………………..............................

Phone………………………………………                                            Fax……………………………………

Note      The applicant has read and agrees to undertake and abide by the Conditions of Approval attached to this document
          and any special conditions placed on the permit. Queries to 8930 0597, trafficcontrol@darwin.nt.gov.au

Special Conditions: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Signature of Applicant…………………………………………..Date ……/……/……
Privacy Statement. The information requested within this form is being collected by the Council for the purpose of, approval of works under
City of Darwin jurisdiction and among other things providing appropriate services to Ratepayers , carrying out functions and for compiling or
report statistics .If you do not provide the information Council may not be able to approve your application. The Council will not disclose the
information provided by you on this form except to Government bodies as requested or authorised by By-law 10 or in accordance with our
Privacy Policy, which is available on our website www.darwin.nt.gov.au or on request from the Council office. You may obtain access to
your personal information held by Council by submitting an application form that is available at Council or by contacting the “Information
Officer” (08) 89 300 300.

OFFICE USE ONLY                                                Activity      From               To              Fee(s)
Approved                                                       Type
□ Yes                        □ No                                                                               $
                                                                                                                $
Authorised Officer Name/Signature                                                                               $
                                                                             Total Fees                         $
…………………………………………………                                                          Security                           $
Date………/……/………                                                                                  TOTAL           $
             CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL FOR WORKS PERMIT
This document deals with any works that require the use of Council land for access
to services, private property or for any other reason, to carry out works. Fees and
charges will apply to all permits and can be viewed online at
http://www.darwin.nt.gov.au.

At all times it is accepted that the Applicant / Permit Holder is fully aware of
Council’s standard requirements, and any other conditions specific to the job being
applied for.

General

   o It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide a minimum of 5 working days
     notice to Council to enable appropriate decisions to be made.

   o The Permit will clearly state the type of works being carried out and include
     all attachments.

   o The permit will be applicable for work hours between the hours of 7am to
     7pm Monday to Saturday and 9am to 6pm Sunday and Public holidays
     unless approved by Council.

   o The issue of the Permit is subject to the standard Conditions of Approval
     stated on the Permit and any other special terms and conditions associated
     with works deemed to be necessary and stated by Council.

   o The Applicant accepts complete responsibility for determining the location of
     all services and equipment of public authorities in the vicinity of the works
     described and to take all steps necessary to protect any such equipment and
     services which may be located within the area. (includes street trees and
     other assets) (Dial before you Dig 1100).

   o Observance of all necessary safety precautions and requirements relating to
     the use of signs, barriers, hoardings and warning devices for works in
     progress currently specified by the Standards Association of Australia, Work
     Health and Safety and as directed by Council.

   o Liability insurance for an amount not less than $20,000,000 in the name of the
     permit holder and the City of Darwin will be provided with the Works Permit
     Application.

   o Traffic / Pedestrian Management Plan & diagrams are to be compiled by a
     person with Level 1 Work Zone Traffic Management Accreditation and must
     be supplied with the written Works Permit for all jobs.

   o Maintain any works in a condition suitable for the safe and comfortable
     passage of vehicles and pedestrians at all times until the works are fully
     reinstated, whether the reinstatement is to be performed by Council or the
     permit holder.

   o Where works require entry onto Council’s parks or reserves, a site meeting
     between the applicant and Council’s representative is to take place a
     minimum of 5 working days prior to the proposed works being carried out. To
   prevent root zone compaction, no vehicular traffic to be permitted within a
   diameter twice that of a tree's crown perimeter.

o There will be no access permitted to Council’s parks or reserves during the
  wet season.

o No pegs, stakes or other like devices are to be driven into the surface of a
  park, reserve or oval without approval of Council.

o Where proposed works require entry to Council’s parks or reserves, a
  security deposit will apply, the value of which will be determined at the site
  meeting (minimum value $1000.00).

o Council shall at all times be indemnified against claims of all types as a result
  of actions by the Permit Holder. Permits will be issued to applicants on an
  individual job basis or a monthly permit basis.

o Authorisation is given for the City of Darwin to deduct from any security
  deposits, charges incurred by the Council having to perform any
  reinstatement works or any part thereof for any cause whatsoever.

o The permit to access may be revoked if weather conditions do not permit
  trafficable, vehicular or pedestrian use within any given area.

o All security/safety fencing is to clearly identify the contractors name and
  contact details

o Steel plates used to cover exposed trenches are to be skid resistant (checker
  plate or anti skid paint) and placed at right angles to on coming traffic.

o Bitumen surfaces are to be reinstated no longer than 7 days after being
  opened regardless of progress of works.

o Footpath and road reinstatements will be reinstated to a minimum of 1 metre
  width or for roads a 300mm bridge on each side of the trench using 50mm
  asphalt.

o Concrete reinstatement is to be a minimum 1.5m in width.

o Reinstatements will be determined at the time of the application.

o No trees or vegetation on the verge/nature-strip/road reserve are to be
  damaged in any way, and no trees or vegetation are to be removed without
  the express permission of Council Officers, and this is to be confirmed in
  writing on the permit.
Road Closure Guidelines

  Where road or lane closures are required, especially for long periods of time the
  following minimum requirements are to be implemented by the contractor. It is
  advised to discuss works with Council well prior to the works commencing to gain
  a full understanding of Councils requirements.
      o All general conditions apply

      o Where possible one way traffic is to be maintained

      o Closure to be on the weekend (Sunday preferred)

      o Minimum 3 weeks notice is to be given to Council including a completed
        Traffic Management Plan

      o 2 advertisements in the Public Notices section of the NT newspaper 2
        weeks in advance ( 2 weekends before and the weekend before)

             o Advertisement to be verified by Council prior to getting placed

      o Depending on the duration of closure and business/residents affected, at
        least 1 week notice by letterbox drop to properties within the area

             o   Flyer to be checked by Council

             o   Any changes to the programmed works, the business/residents
                 must be advised

      o Bus services, NTFES and Ambulance to be notified

             o Written confirmation that you have contacted these is required prior
               to commencing

             o Note that they may have additional requirements so the sooner they
               know the better

      o Public access is to be maintained at all times


Applicant Checklist                                          Y    N      N/A
  o CoD contacted to discuss works                           □    □      □
  o Traffic control plan submitted                           □    □      □
  o Inspection of site with CoD                              □    □      □
  o Advertising and notification of                          □    □      □
    residents undertaken
  o Bonds/fees paid                                          □    □      □
  o Works permit obtained                                    □    □      □

								
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