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Encroachment on Council Land

Find out how encroachment on council land is regulated and managed.

Policy and procedure

Our Encroachment on Council Land Policy and Procedure sets out the framework as to how we regulate and manage encroachment on council land to ensure the safety of our community while conserving the characteristics of an area.

When planning a development where encroachment on council land is necessary, it’s important to make sure you fully understand your obligations under this policy and procedure.

Apply for a licence

Following the issue of a development consent that includes an encroachment, you’re required to lodge an application with us for an encroachment licence to meet the requirements of the relevant conditions as set out in your consent.

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