Road/footpath occupation

You need a road/footpath occupation permit if you need to occupy Yarra City Council land.

Submit your application online

Request an update of the progress of your permit

You can request an update by using our online form. A permits officer will respond to your request.


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Please note: There is currently a known issue with Chrome that impacts our our online forms. If you upgraded your browser during February to March 2020, then you may experience time-out issues when using our forms. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Opening our online forms for more than 15 minutes may result in a time-out, and losing information entered when you press 'submit'. To ensure a form doesn't time out, please prepare the information you want to send to us offline, then cut and paste your information into the form. 

If you press ‘submit’ and don't receive an acknowledgment email with a reference number, please email

Here are the types of permits you can apply for: