Apply for permit to work within a government managed road
The Northern Territory (NT) Government manages 22,000km of roads.
If you're a developer who is planning any minor or major development work that will impact these roads, you must apply for a permit first.
If you're unsure if your development is on an NT Government managed road, check roads managed by the NT Government.
Minor developments include:
- a single access point for your residential property onto an NT Government road
- a single storm water connection into the NT Government storm water collection system.
You should also read the minor developments approval process flowchart .
Follow these steps:
Step 1. Read the development guidelines
You can download the full development guidelines
You should also read the major developments approval process flowchart .
The development guidelines give you a process to follow when applying for approval to develop or access a road.
- development application process
- developer responsibilities
- works acceptance process
- definition of terms.
You will need to complete each form for the different processes contained in the development guidelines .
These forms must be emailed to email@example.com.
You or your consultant will also need to follow the technical references for professionals in putting together your application.
Developers should refer their consultants and contractors to the technical references for professionals for information on accepted standards.
Step 2. Contact the department
You should contact the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics before you start your development. We can provide assistance to help you through the process.
You can also provide feedback through email or by calling the team.
Last updated: 17 March 2021
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