Permits, forms and useful links
On this page you will find some useful links for common activities that may be undertaken in the South Waikato District.
Application to occupy footpath
Any physical objects to be used or displayed on the footpath need a permit to ensure the safety of pedestrians. These objects include umbrellas, tables, chairs, barriers and signs. The permit is free of charge. An application to occupy footpath needs to be filled out and submitted to Council.
Local Authorities (Councils) require any person intending to dig in the Road Corridor to apply for and have approved prior to the commencement of works, a Road Opening Notice.
To date, the requirement to apply for a RON (Road Opening notice) has been a separate process to the requesting of plans and locates services via the beforeUdig service.
Rural/urban vehicle crossings - standards and guidelines
When a new entrance way is required onto a property either in an urban or rural area, Council has a set of minimum standards to which the entranceway must be constructed.
Overweight/High Productivity Motor Vehicle Permits
For any enquiries please ring 07 885 0737.
Land Transport Network Asset Management Plan
The Activity Management Plan (AMP) for the Land Transport Network 2018 describes in detail how the South Waikato District's network will be managed to support Council's Vision, Outcomes and Strategies, particularly over the next 10 years as outlined in the Long Term Plan 2018-28. The Outcomes and Strategies include reference to National and Regional Land Transport strategies such as the Nation and Regional Land Transport programmes and the Government Policy Statement (GPS).