Apply for permit to work within a road reserve

You need a permit to do work within the Northern Territory (NT) Government road reserve.

How to apply

To apply for a permit to work within the NT Government road network follow these steps.

Step 1. Read the document

Read the permit to work within NT Government road reserves document.

Permit to work within NT Government road reserves guide (85.8 kb)
Permit to work within NT Government road reserves guide (146.6 kb)

The document contains the following:

  • details about how to apply for a permit
  • the permit application form
  • a temporary speed limit authorisation form
  • a portable traffic signals authorisation form
  • information about approval conditions
  • information about traffic management
  • contact details.

Step 2. Fill in the form

Fill in the permit to work within the NT Government road reserves form. This is page three in the document.

Step 3. Submit the form

Fax, email, post or deliver the form with all of the required attachments using the contact details for your region listed below.

The permits officer will give you an estimate of the fees and charges when you apply.

Step 4. Pay the fee

Pay the Receiver of Territory Monies or BPAY the fees and charges. You will need to give a copy of your receipt to the permits office that is handling your application.

Road works master specifications

For road works master and other technical specifications go to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics website.

Contact

You can contact the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics in your region using the following details.

Darwin

Level 2 Highway House
Palmerston NT 0830
phone: (08) 8999 4449
fax: (08) 8999 4682
roadsdarwin.ntg@nt.gov.au

Katherine

Katherine Government Centre
First Street
Katherine NT 0850
phone: (08) 8973 8665
fax: (08) 8973 8666
roadskatherine.ntg@nt.gov.au

Tennant Creek

Leichhardt Street
Tennant Creek NT 0860
phone: (08) 8962 4511
fax: (08) 8962 4388
roadstennantcreek.ntg@nt.gov.au

Alice Springs

Greenwell Building
50 Bath Street
Alice Springs NT 0870
phone: (08) 8951 5254
fax: (08) 8951 5566
roadsalicesprings.ntg@nt.gov.au

Nhulunbuy

John Flynn Drive
Nhulunbuy NT 0880
phone: (08) 8987 0197
fax: (08) 8987 0177
roadsnhulunbuy.ntg@nt.gov.au

For Receiver of Territory Monies Nhulunbuy call (08) 8999 4447.

Last updated: 27 June 2017