TRAFFIC CONTROL IMPORTANT INFORMATION


IMPORTANT POINTS TO NOTE

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CONDITIONS

1.   TERM

This permit gives the applicant permission to implement the approved Traffic Control Plan (TCP) or Traffic Management Plan (TMP) only for the days approved and only on the street section(s) nominated on the application or in the TCP/TMP. A separate application for a permit to stand plant is required to stand and operate the plants such as a crane, concrete pump.   

2.   ERECTION OF WARNING SIGNS AND BARRICADES

The applicant must erect traffic control signs and manage traffic in accordance with the approved TCP and/or TMP at all times and using Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) certified Traffic Controllers or Police to manage traffic at critical locations.

3.   TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

Permit holders should note that normal traffic regulations apply to all permits issued. This includes enforcement of clearways during signposted times. Where Traffic is to be stopped at any time an RMS accredited traffic controller or Police must be available to control pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic, in accordance with Australian Standard AS 1742.3 for traffic control.

4.   PUBLIC AND SITE SAFETY/ACCESS

All management of pedestrians and vehicles shall comply with the Work Health and Safety Act. Materials and rubbish must not be left on the footpath, roadway or in any way that inconveniences public use of the area. Access for emergency services and buses must be provided at all times, and all other traffic should only be stopped intermittently to prevent traffic queuing and delays.

5.   INDEMNITY AND PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE

The event applicant shall indemnify Northern Beaches Council against all claims for damage or injury that may result from the activity or occupation of part of the public way during the activity. The applicant must provide documentary evidence of public risk insurance cover of at least $10,000,000 indemnifying Council.

6.   TRAFFIC CONTROL PLAN AND/OR PEDESTRIAN CONTROL PLAN

Traffic Control Plan(s) submitted with this application must be prepared and signed off by a suitably qualified and certified person and prepared to the current Australian standards.  Pedestrian and vehicle access to private properties shall be maintained wherever possible. Where property access is affected, a minimum of 48 hours written notice must be given to residents and a copy of the notification letter provided to Council. Responsibility for pedestrian and other road users’ safety rests with the applicant from the commencement of the installation of traffic control measures until removal of the traffic control measures. All traffic control plans shall be available on-site at all times.

7.   PERMIT PRODUCED ON DEMAND

This permit must be produced on-site at all times if required by an authorised Council officer.

8.   CANCELLATION

This permit is subject to cancellation at any time if any of the conditions are not complied with.

9.   ADVICE

Failure to comply with the terms of this approval constitutes a breach of the Roads Act 1993, and may result in action being taken by Council to remedy the breach.  This action may include the issue of a Penalty Infringement Notice or institution of legal action.

10.  ROAD OCCUPANCY LICENCE

When the plant stand within 100m of traffic lights and/or stands on any State or Regional Road, the Applicant(s) must obtain a Road Occupancy Licence (ROL) and approval from the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) for the works, which is subject to any conditions specified by the RMS that may impact their road network including approved hours of work.

11.  OUT-OF-HOURS PERMIT

The permit hours are 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday and 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday. To operate outside of these hours you will need to apply for an additional permit (Out-of-hours Permit). This permit requires approval from Council’s Environmental Compliance staff.

12.  COUNCIL MAY ASK FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

It is not uncommon for Council to ask for the following:

Notification Letter – The affected residents must be notified of the changes in traffic conditions in advance of the works. The notification letter must also provide a contact phone number of the site officer for residents’ enquiries. The various emergency services and Sydney Buses must be notified of the changes in traffic conditions in advance of the works.

A sample of this letter must be forwarded to Council before the permit may be issued.

A Letter of Approval – A copy of the approval from Police, Sydney Buses, Forest Coachlines and/or the various emergency services must be submitted to Council prior to the event date. This may be required (subject to location) if their services will be impacted.

A sample of this letter must be forwarded to Council before the permit may be issued.

13.  RMS STATE / REGIONAL ROADS

If the event/filming/construction is on or partly on RMS State or Regional Roads (See list provided below) the organisation must contact the RMS Film and Location Coordinator on 02 8396 1517 or email tmc_filming@rms.nsw.gov.au at least 4 months prior to a major event and forward a TCP/TMP to Council at least 8 weeks prior to its next Traffic Committee meeting.

StreetFromTo
Abbott RoadPitt RoadHarbord Road
Adams StreetBennett StreetGriffin Road
Allambie RoadKentwell RoadWarringah Road
Balgowlah RoadKenneth RoadPittwater Road
Barrenjoey RoadMona Vale RoadBeach Road
Beach RoadBarrenjoey RoadOcean Road
Beacon Hill RoadOld Pittwater RoadWarringah Road
Belgrave StreetRaglan StreetEast Esplanade
Bennett StreetOliver StreetAdams Street
Bridge RoadManly LagoonGreycliffe Street
Burnt Bridge Creek DeviationSydney RoadCondamine Street
Cavill StreetDalley StreetOliver Street
Cavill StreetOliver StreetLawrence Street
Clontarf StreetWakehurst ParkwayFrenchs Forest Road
Commonwealth ParadeWest EsplanadeRosedale Ave
Condamine StreetSydney RoadPittwater Road
Dalley StreetQueenscliff RoadCavill Street
Darley StreetBarrenjoey RoadPittwater Road
Dee Why ParadeThe StrandPittwater Road
Forest WayWarringah RoadMona Vale Road
Frenchs Forest RoadClontarf StreetSydney Road
Garden StreetPittwater RoadPowderworks Road
Greycliffe RoadBridge RoadQueenscliff Road
Griffin RoadAdams StreetThe Strand
Harbord RoadLawrence StreetPittwater Road
Hill StreetRosedale AvenueSydney Road
Kenneth RoadCondamine StreetBalgowlah Road
Kentwell RoadCondamine StreetAllambie Road
Kentwell RoadPittwater RoadCondamine Street
Lawrence StreetCavill StreetHarbord Road
Liberator General San Martin DriveFull length 
Manly RoadSpit BridgeSydney Road
McCarrs Creek RoadBooralie RoadPittwater Road
Mona Vale RoadK. M. BoundaryPittwater Road
North SteyneBridge RoadRaglan Street
Ocean RoadBeach RoadPalm Beach Road
Old Pittwater RoadPittwater RoadBeacon Hill Road
Oliver StreetPittwater RoadBennett Street
Pitt RoadGriffin RoadAbbott Road
Pittwater RoadSydney RoadMcCarrs Creek Road
Powderworks RoadGarden StreetMona Vale Road
Queenscliff RoadGreycliffe RoadDalley Street
Raglan StreetNorth SteyneBelgrave Street
Rosedale AvenueCommonwealth ParadeHill Street
Sydney RoadFrenchs Forest RoadBelgrave Street
The StrandGriffin RoadDee Why Parade
Wakehurst ParkwayClontarf StreetPittwater Road
Warringah RoadRoseville BridgePittwater Road
West EsplanadeCommonwealth ParadeBelgrave Street
West Head RoadFull length 
Winbourne RoadHarbord RoadPittwater Road

 By submitting this application you are certifying that:

·   I will ensure safety at the site is controlled and the TCP/TMP complies with the Australian Standards AS 1742.3. and Work Cover requirements.

·   My organisation’s activities will be conducted in accordance with the Industry’s Recommended Safety Code.

·   My organisation indemnifies Council from and against all actions, claims, costs, expenses and damages (including the costs of defending or settling any action or claim) in respect of loss of or damage to property (including Council’s property) or personal injury (including death) to any person arising out of or by reason of anything done or omitted intentionally or negligently by my organisation.

Version 1.1 Last Modified 09/11/2018