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General traffic management conditions of work

Consent for the proposed traffic management for the location is subject to applicant’s confirmation to the following items prior to commencement of the works:

  1. Traffic management plans (TMP) must be prepared by a qualified traffic management company, with traffic management of the site is in accordance with the Road Management Act 2004 Code of Practice (Aug 2009) and AS1742.3 (2019) – Traffic Control Devices for Works on Roads and the Road Safety Act 1986.
  2. A copy of the TMP must be available to be viewed on-site if requested by a Victoria Police and/or authorised Council officer.
  3. It is the principal’s responsibility to obtain road closure permit from Council’s Local Laws Department prior to any road closure.
  4. Emergency services must be notified at least 48 hours prior to road closure with an understanding of the works/traffic management and the names and 24-hour contact phone numbers of the on-site manager or supervisors.
  5. The works are conducted in a manner that results in the minimum of inconvenience to other road users, including bus operators, pedestrians, and cyclists, if any. If works affect any bus routes, the bus operator must be notified a minimum 14 days prior to works.
  6. It is the principal’s responsibility to ensure that all owners and/or occupiers of properties directly affected by the works are informed at least 14 days to the commencement of any works. Any concerns raised by owners and/or occupiers that cannot be resolved to their satisfaction must be referred to Council.
  7. The applicant is to advise of the actual start and finish date prior to the commencement of works. The approval date and time must not be changed without formal approval.
  8. The approved location, time and nature of the works is not to be changed unless Council approval is obtained, or you are directed to do so by a member of the Victoria Police, or a Council officer.
  9. The organisers erect and maintain the necessary signs/ bollards, etc. to warn of the works, ensuring that the signs/ bollards, etc. are clearly signed from each intersection.
  10. Support vehicles are to be equipped with appropriate signs and flashing lights operating to VicRoads requirements.
  11. Any lawful directions of the Victoria Police, or an authorised VicRoads or Council officer must be complied with at all times.
  12. No sign or other structure is to be attached to any road furniture, structure, pole, tree, etc. and no structure, prop, sign, or other item is to be erected unless written approval is obtained from Council and/or the responsible authority.
  13. It is the principal’s responsibility to have appropriate and adequate Public Liability insurance cover for the type of works proposed. An indemnity of not less than Twenty Million Dollars ($20,000,000), including an indemnity for Council is required, and on request the principal must provide satisfactory evidence of the insurance cover required for the works. Failure to provide the required evidence may result in the works not being permitted to commence, or if the works have commenced, may require the works not to proceed until satisfactory evidence is provided.
  14. It is the principal’s responsibility to ensure that due care is exercised at all times, with the protection of all heritage, vegetation and geographical features in the area being a prime consideration.
  15. It is the principal’s responsibility to ensure that their contractors and sub-contractors comply with the current conditions of the Environment Protection Act and all other relevant Acts and Codes.
  16. The principal agrees that at the conclusion of the works all material, rubbish and other equipment associated with the works is to be removed and the area left in a clean and tidy condition.
  17. The principal agrees to repair, replace, or restore any infrastructure damaged in the course of the works.
  18. The names and 24-hour contact telephone numbers of the onsite manager or supervisors must be provided.
  19. Council will not accept any responsibility for accidents, loss or damage, expense or injury, to participants, property or third parties.

This page was last updated on 21 June 2022.