If you are receiving a delivery you are not required to obtain a permit. The following information will assist you with defining a delivery.
What is a delivery?
A delivery is short term and involves:
- Movement of materials directly from truck to site;
- No use of plant and equipment;
- A legally parked truck; and
- Where access for pedestrians and traffic is maintained.
Other frequent scenarios that are classed as a delivery.
- Commercial business receiving goods from a truck and unloading by hand;
- Commercial business that require a forklift for deliveries. A spotter is required for this type of delivery.
- Building sites - truck with a forklift attached to the rear required for brick deliveries. A spotter is required for this type of delivery and materials must not be place on council land;
- Trucks entering and exiting site. This may require traffic controllers to hold pedestrians and traffic for safety;
- Soil delivery by truck, unloading into a wheelbarrow and taken immediately into site;
- Concrete agitator (no line pump) and where the concrete delivery is pouted straight into site. Pedestrian traffic must be maintained;
- Unloading plant and equipment immediately into the site using existing vehicle access (driveway).
Where can I find further information?
Please refer to General Local Law 2016:
- Part 3, 10. Obstructions and Hazards on Roads and council land; or
- Part 6, 22. Occupation of Council land
If your activity is not defined as a delivery, you can apply for a permit here.