Permission to access a government managed road
The Northern Territory (NT) Government manages 22,000km of roads.
If you are planning a development, activity or infrastructure project that will impact on the road network, you must apply for approval first.
This page provides a guide for developers about the requirements you need to follow.
Minor developments include:
- a single access point for your residential property onto a 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 .
If you are not sure if your development or access is on a NT Government managed road, check who manages a road in the NT.
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: 03 January 2019
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