Approval to Carry Out Work on Council Property Application

Use this application form to seek approval to carry out work on Council property.

This application form is to be completed a minimum of 6 weeks prior to works commencing.

Required information and important to know

All information must be included before works will be assessed and approvals given (including copies of plans/specifications etc).

The following information may be required as part of your application:

  • Copies of plans/specifications.
  • Photos and additional information.
  • Detailed site plan addressing any environmental, heritage or safety issues.
  • Proof of insurance coverage, including public liability (public liability must be a minimum of $20 million per occurrence), workers' compensation, vehicle and plant/machinery insurance.
  • Copy of relevant license and qualifications for works being undertaken.
  • Safe Systems of Work (SSOW) documentation e.g. Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), relevant to the works being undertaken.
  • Site specific Risk Assessment identifying the level of risk before and after controls (must be completed by the applicant or relevant contractor).
  • Evidence of approval pathway via Exempt Development or Development Without Consent.
  • Work in a road reserve requires a Section 138 Application and not an Approval to Carry Out Work on Council Property Application.


Email, post, or in person

Complete the PDF application form

Download, print and complete our Approval to Carry Out Work on Council Property Application form.

Download PDF form(PDF, 3MB)

Prepare the requested documents

Ensure you have all of the relevant documents you need to accompany the application.

Send us your completed PDF application form and required documents 
By email

In person

Our Civic Centre is open Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm and is located at:

Civic Centre
68 Elizabeth Street
Moss Vale NSW 2577

By mail

Please send all correspondence to:

Wingecarribee Shire Council
PO Box 141
Moss Vale NSW 2577