Managing Roads

PLEASE NOTE: if you attend Road Opening and Closure Procedures scheduled on the same day you will be charged the full day training rate. 

1:30pm to 4:30pm
Council Officers who manage made and unmade roads and administer authorisations and permits.

Please Note:  Regional training will include additional fees for presenter travel/accommodation costs. These fees will be divided up between each participant and included on your invoice. (e.g. Total travel costs of $350, divided by 10 participants, will be an additional $35 per participant for the course)
If you have any questions about this please contact Emma Urvan on 8224 2035 or via email emma.urvan@lga.sa.gov.au

Course Overview:
This course will provide an overview of Sections 221, 222 and 224 of the Local Government Act 1999 and the demands faced by Councils when assessing and managing roads and road reserves including footpaths.
The course will also cover Council's powers to carry out roadwork and recover costs including:
    - moveable signs
    - removal of objects
    - street trees
    - damage to roads
    - managing development on adjoining roads including access.

Participants will gain an understanding of:
    - procedures to be followed
    - legal risks involved
    - the sometimes competing views of the general public.

Dale Mazzachi, Senior Associate from Norman Waterhouse Lawyers.

Dale is a member of the Norman Waterhouse Local Government Governance and Regulatory Services Team and specialise in advice relating to the Local Government Act 1999. Dale advises Councils on their governance, administrative and regulatory requirements under a variety of State and Federal legislation.