A vehicular crossing provides a constructed access point (also known as a crossover or vehicle crossing) from the road pavement to the abutting property boundary.  

The construction, modification, relocation or removal of a vehicular crossing requires a Vehicular Crossing Permit.  A Vehicular Crossing Permit is also required to repair any other street assets (ie. footpath, kerb, channel, etc).  

Please allow 10 business days for the assessment of your application. 

Note: No works are permitted on Council controlled land or assets without a valid permit.

    Step 1:  Review the Vehicular Crossing Policy and Procedure documents

    Applications will be assessed in accordance with the City of Boroondara Vehicular Crossings Policy and Procedures documents.  

    Vehicular Crossings Policy

    Vehicular Crossings Procedures

    Note: The standard crossover width is 3 metres. At Council’s discretion, an application may be supported to increase the crossover width beyond the standard 3 metres. 

    Please refer to standard drawing SD6001 Indicative Vehicular Crossing Width for Setback from Building Line. The setback relates to the distance between the property line and a double garage/carport.

    Step 2: Submit your application

    Apply for a Vehicular Crossing Permit

    With your application, you will need to supply the following:

    A site plan/drawing showing the location of:

    • the proposed crossover or modifications to the existing crossover
    • any existing crossovers
    • all street assets surrounding the proposed crossover, such as street trees, sign posts, power poles, utility service pits, stormwater pits/outlets

    Note: Council recommends you contact Dial Before You Dig to determine if there are any buried utility services or infrastructure that are not visible at the surface and are in the location of or near the proposed crossover. If any services are identified, include these in the site plan with your application.

    If applicable, please include a copy of your Planning Permit (or number) and endorsed plans.

    Step 3: Your application is assessed

    After your application is submitted, Council officers will complete an onsite assessment. If your application has been approved you will receive a Vehicular Crossing Permit. If we require more information or your application has not been successful, you will be notified in writing.

    Vehicular Crossing Permits are valid for 18 months from date of issue. They are not transferable to another party and cannot be extended.

    For more information, contact the Works Permits team on 9278 4505 or email [email protected]

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