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Road Closures and Mobile Crane Permits

A permit is required to close a road or operate a mobile crane on Council land within the City of Greater Dandenong.Road closure permits are generally only issued for a 24 hour period.


Applying for a local law permit

Download and complete the application for mobile crane / road closure permit form (Word - 284KB).

Fees apply and must be paid at time of application. See Local Law Fees for current permit fees.

When submitting an application, you must attach proof of a $20 million public liability insurance cover indemnifying Council against any possible claims arising from the activity.


Permit conditions

  • It can not cause any undue obstruction to pedestrians or traffic
  • Appropriate safety barriers and lighting to be placed around work area so as to ensure safety of pedestrians
  • Any damage or defacing of footpaths, garden beds or nature strips is to be repaired by the permit holder
  • Road closures only: the applicant must notify the relevant service and emergency authorities 7 days prior to the commencement of works, should a full road closure be proposed
  • Mobile cranes only: permit holder must maintain $5 million public liability insurance