Works Zone - Phillip Street, Sydney

Decision Maker: Local Pedestrian, Cycling and Traffic Calming Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Determined




It is recommended that the Committee endorse the reallocation of the kerb space on the eastern side of Phillip Street, Sydney, between the points 54 metres and 69 metres south of Martin Place as “Works Zone 7am-7pm Mon-Fri 7am-5pm Sat” and “P30 Minute Ticket At Other Times”, subject to the following conditions:-

(A)      The Applicant must comply with the Works Zone conditions as stipulated in Schedule C of this agenda.

(B)      The Applicant must obtain separate approval from the City's Tree Management Team prior to implementation of the Works Zone.

(C)      The Applicant is not permitted to operate any part of a crane over a public road or hoist/swing goods from a Works Zone across or over any part of a public road by means of a lift, hoist or crane unless a separate approval has been obtained from the City's Construction and Building Certification Services Unit as required under Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993 and Section 138 of the Roads Act 1993.

(D)      Works for major transport projects, such as the CBD and South-East Light Rail (CSELR) project and the Sydney City Centre Access Strategy, are currently being undertaken in the City’s Local Government Area and have priority access and use rights over City owned or controlled land including roads and footpaths. The City may at any time, and with at least one business days’ notice to the Applicant, revoke, suspend or restrict the Works Zone:

·                if the Works Zone is required for a major transport project; or

·                is impracticable due to changes arising from a major transport project, such as traffic diversions; or

·                is otherwise unsuitable due to a major transport project.

The Applicant must make their own enquiries, on a regular basis, about the potential impact of major transport projects on the Works Zone and the construction program for its development site.

(E)      The Applicant must notify adjacent properties of the Works Zone at least 14 days prior to installation.

(F)       The Applicant must provide a telephone number of the Site Manager.

Voting Members for this Item


Voting Members



City of Sydney



Roads and Maritime Services



NSW Police – Sydney City PAC



Representative for the Member for Sydney






The Committee carried the recommendation unanimously.


Counsel’s Chambers Pty Ltd has requested a 15 metre long Works Zone in Phillip Street to facilitate construction works at 174-180 Phillip Street for a period of approximately 26 weeks.

Report author: Claudia Calabro

Publication date: 20/09/2018

Date of decision: 20/09/2018

Decided at meeting: 20/09/2018 - Local Pedestrian, Cycling and Traffic Calming Committee

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