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Road closure conditions

Temporary road closure conditions

The Applicant and their representatives:

  1. Must carry out letterbox drops to affected tenants, occupants and building managements at least one week prior to the commencement of the road closures, and to resolve, to the satisfaction of the City, any issues that may arise and all representations made by affected tenants and occupants
  2. Must provide a telephone number of the supervisor responsible for the proposed work to the City’s Construction Regulations Unit, and include these contact details in the notification letters to affected tenants, occupants and building managements
  3. Must obtain written agreement from all affected car park operators for the proposed closure, and indemnify the City of Sydney and the Sydney Traffic Committee against all claims of revenue loss as a result of the road closure
  4. Roads must be closed in accordance with AS1742.3 and the approved Traffic Management Plan, unless otherwise directed by Police or authorised City officers
  5. Before the road closure is implemented the applicant MUST obtain Crane permit from the City’s Construction Regulations Unit (Ph: 9265 9410)
  6. Must arrange for User-Pays police to be present at each road closure point
  7. Must not occupy the carriageway or footway of the road until the road closure has been implemented
  8. Must at all times provide a 4-metre wide emergency lane along the closed road
  9. Must provide and maintain appropriate and adequate traffic measures (including detour signs and flagmen) for the safe movement of traffic and pedestrians
  10. Must, to the satisfaction of the Emergency Services, at all times provide access to adjoining premises in the road being closed. All services (fire hydrants etc) must be kept free of any obstructions
  11. Must advise emergency services (namely Police, Fire Brigade and Ambulance) of the proposed temporary road closure
  12. Must remove all barriers and signs associated with the road closure at the times nominated to reopen the road to traffic
  1. Must indemnify the City against all claims for damage or injury that may result from the activity or occupation of part of the road or footpath during the activity. The applicant must provide documentary evidence of public risk insurance cover indemnifying Council for a minimum of $20,000,000
  2. Must reimburse the City for the cost of repair to any damage caused to the road or footpath a result of the activities
  3. Must comply with any reasonable directive of the City Rangers, Police or Roads and Maritime Services
  4. Must at all times carry out the crane installation and lifting operations in a safe manner
  5. Must comply with the City's Code of Practice for Construction Hours and Noise within the City Centre
  6. Must place an advertisement in a Sydney metropolitan newspaper at least 7 days before the closure. Newspaper clippings must be provided to the City as evidence of the newspaper advertisement before the City issues a Crane Licence
  7. Must meet all costs associated with the closure and shall pay fees in accordance with Council’s current Fees and Charges
  8. Must notify the Roads and Maritime Services Transport Management Centre
  9. Must ensure a suitable Occupational Health & Safety Plan is in place for all personnel working at the site
  10. Any variation on the approved date and conditions of approval must be submitted to the City’s Traffic Operations Manager for resolution
  11. Must where practical make alternate parking arrangements for affected residents during the event
  12. Must provide a Risk Management Plan for the road closure
  13. Note that In the event of a traffic incident or emergency, the Police will take control of all traffic and pedestrian arrangements
  14. If the closure is on a bus route, the applicant must notify the State Transit Authority before each road closure and pay any associated costs for rerouting services and/or moving bus stops during each closure
  15. Must advise car share operators of the approved closure 7 days before the road is closed if a car share vehicle parking bay is located in the street.

Last updated: Wednesday, 29 August 2012