When do you need a vehicle crossing permit?
A vehicle crossing is sometimes known as a driveway that is on Manningham land.
If you are planning on doing any of the following works to a vehicle crossing, you will need a permit:
- constructing a new vehicle crossing
- altering an existing vehicle crossing
- repairing a vehicle crossing
- replacing a vehicle crossing.
A vehicle crossing permit is to make sure you complete the works to the standards we require. A permit also ensures the works are safe.
Who can apply for a permit?
If you are planning to do works to a vehicle crossing, you will need to get a permit. An applicant can be:
- a homeowner
- a builder
- a concreter
- a developer.
The person who gets the permit is responsible for the works.
The permit application process
The permit application process takes approximately 10 to 15 business days. The approved permit is valid for 6 months from the date of issue.
How much does it cost?
The cost for an application is $315.
For any required re-inspection a fee of $182 applies.
You will receive an invoice after an initial assessment. You do not need to pay upfront.
You can pay using our online service. Just use the permit reference number VC or other payment options outlined on the invoice.
How to apply
Include as much detail as you can in your application and can include basic plans. This helps us understand what works you are doing.
After receiving your application, we will complete an assessment and prepare the permit conditions. We will contact you to discuss any problems with the proposed works.
You will receive an invoice for the application fee after submitting your form. You will get the invoice within 10 business days.
If there’s no issues, you will receive your permit a couple of days after paying the invoice.
For complex vehicle crossing works, the approval process may take longer.
To apply, download the application form and email it to us.