18 Scaffolding, Hoardings and Deposit of Building Materials
18 SCAFFOLDING, HOARDINGS AND DEPOSIT OF BUILDING MATERIALS
This section is made pursuant to Section 145 of the Local Government Act 2002
18.1 Authority required for scaffolding and deposit of materials
No person shall undertake, cause or permit the following activities without first obtaining a permit from Council:
(a) erection of any scaffolding, gantry, hoarding or barricade on or over any public place.
(b) deposit of any building material or building rubbish in any public place.
(c) disturbance of the surface of any public place.
(d) preparation of building materials on any public place.
18.2 Transfer of permit to another person
A Council permit for the erection of any scaffold and/or hoarding may not be transferred to any other person without the written consent of Council.
18.3 Shutting Off access ways with temporary fencing or hoarding
No person shall undertake, cause or permit:
(a) the erection or demolition of any building adjacent to any street, public place or footway, or
(b) the alteration, addition, repair, plastering, painting or cleaning (excluding window cleaning) of any building adjacent to any street, public place or footway, without first erecting a fence or hoarding so as to shut off the area and render it safe for all traffic passing along the street, public place or footway and without first obtaining a permit from Council for such a fence or hoarding.
18.4 Construction of Hoardings
No person shall erect a builder's hoarding unless:
(a) they have written permission from Council, and
(b) it is more than two metres in height, and
(c) It is constructed in a substantial and workmanlike manner of Council approved material, and
(d) the ends are splayed, and
(e) the outside sheeting (regardless of the material) is left with a smooth even finish, and
(f) the hoarding is painted as may be directed by council, and
(g) openings in hoardings are fitted with sliding panels, hung with approved hangers, and the panels slide inside the line of the hoarding. Openings may have a fixed door so long as the door swings inside the hoarding.
18.4.1 No hoarding may be used for advertising purposes.