Road and Traffic Management Policy

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**UPDATE**

A Council Report was presented to Council for consideration on 12 May 2020 on the outcomes of the community consultation.

C12557

That Council adopt the revised Road and Traffic Management Policy, with the following inclusions:

1. At 6.2.2 – Consideration of a reduced local street precinct speed limit, including 40KPH, where appropriate circumstances permit and in consultation with the affected community; and

2. At 6.25.1 – Maintain the current provision to read ‘Yellow No Stopping edge lines may be installed adjacent to driveway where a demonstrated high parking demand exists , and investigation shows vehicles frequently park immediately abutting or across part of a driveway or access point impeding resident access or creating sight line hazards etc.’

You can read the Council Report in the Document Library located to the right of this page.

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Council is responsible for the care and control of all public roads within the municipality (termed Local Roads) other than Arterial Roads, which fall under the responsibility of the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) to the extent of any declaration by the Commissioner of Highways. Council works collaboratively with DPTI regarding issues involving the interaction of Council streets with DPTI roads.

This Policy is to provide guidance on aspects of managing road traffic and other activities within the road reserve with the exception of regulatory functions.

Community engagement

Council is seeking your feedback on the draft Road and Traffic Management Policy before it is adopted. To read this Policy, please see the Document Library to the right of screen.

How do I have my say?

Have your say by submitting your comments via the Email Us tab below.

More information

You can view the draft Road and Traffic Management Policy in the Document Library on the right side of this page.

If you would like further information, please contact David Hayes on 8366 4200 or by using the Email Us tab below.

Please have your say by 5 pm Friday 3 April 2020.

**UPDATE**

A Council Report was presented to Council for consideration on 12 May 2020 on the outcomes of the community consultation.

C12557

That Council adopt the revised Road and Traffic Management Policy, with the following inclusions:

1. At 6.2.2 – Consideration of a reduced local street precinct speed limit, including 40KPH, where appropriate circumstances permit and in consultation with the affected community; and

2. At 6.25.1 – Maintain the current provision to read ‘Yellow No Stopping edge lines may be installed adjacent to driveway where a demonstrated high parking demand exists , and investigation shows vehicles frequently park immediately abutting or across part of a driveway or access point impeding resident access or creating sight line hazards etc.’

You can read the Council Report in the Document Library located to the right of this page.

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Council is responsible for the care and control of all public roads within the municipality (termed Local Roads) other than Arterial Roads, which fall under the responsibility of the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) to the extent of any declaration by the Commissioner of Highways. Council works collaboratively with DPTI regarding issues involving the interaction of Council streets with DPTI roads.

This Policy is to provide guidance on aspects of managing road traffic and other activities within the road reserve with the exception of regulatory functions.

Community engagement

Council is seeking your feedback on the draft Road and Traffic Management Policy before it is adopted. To read this Policy, please see the Document Library to the right of screen.

How do I have my say?

Have your say by submitting your comments via the Email Us tab below.

More information

You can view the draft Road and Traffic Management Policy in the Document Library on the right side of this page.

If you would like further information, please contact David Hayes on 8366 4200 or by using the Email Us tab below.

Please have your say by 5 pm Friday 3 April 2020.