Vehicle crossing permit

A vehicle crossing runs from the road to your property boundary. You need a permit to remove, modify, relocate or build a new vehicle crossing.

Vehicle crossings allow drivers to access properties safely and protect nature strips from heavy vehicle loads.

Who is responsible for vehicle crossings?

A vehicle crossing runs from the road to your property boundary. You need a permit to remove, modify, relocate or build a new vehicle crossingVehicle crossings may be on roads managed by either us or VicRoads. Vehicle crossings are the responsibility of the owner who accesses their property via the crossing.

A permit application must be made to acquire, move or change a vehicle crossing.

If you’re the benefiting property owner, you’re responsible for building the vehicle crossing and adjacent footpath.

Do I need a vehicle crossing permit?

Vehicle crossing application is a two-step process.

Step 1: submit a crossover application

This application begins the process to obtain the approval for a vehicle crossover permit.

Please read the vehicle crossing policy before applying to see whether your property could have a vehicle crossing.

You will need to provide:

  • If you already have a planning/building permit please have it on hand as you will need to provide some information about your planning/building permit
  • If you have a drawing of the proposed vehicle crossing please have it on hand as you will need to upload a copy in this application
  • Payment will be required

Begin crossover application

Step 2: apply for the construction permit

If an application to have a vehicle crossover permit is approved in step 1, you will then need this next permit to construct the vehicle crossing.

Please read the crossover specifications and contact Darebin Customer Service if you need more information.

You will need to provide:

  • Amount of public liability cover 
  • The approved crossover application number 
  • The Work Manager ABN number
  • The start and end dates of the works.

Apply for crossover construction permit

If a vehicle crossing is damaged, we may ask you to repair, replace or remove a vehicle crossing or footpath section if there's potential danger to road and footpath users.

Fees

Application or permit type

Fee for 2021/2022

Vehicle Crossing Permit Application

$118

Vehicle Crossing Construction Permit Application

$230

Fees may be updated on 1 July every year