Works Zone - Stewart Street, Glebe

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 southern side of Stewart Street, Glebe, between the points 43.6 metres and 53.6 metres east of Mary Street as "Works Zone 7.30am-5.30pm Mon-Fri 7.30am-3.30pm Sat" and "No Stopping All 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 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.

(C)      The Applicant must temporarily remove the existing kerb and footpath along the Stewart Street frontage of 5 Leichhardt Street, Glebe, to provide sufficient space for a vehicle to load and unload within the Works Zone, as well as maintain vehicular access in Stewart Street.

(D)      The Applicant must fully fund, and deliver, the reinstatement of the kerb and gutter and footpath along the Stewart Street frontage of 5 Leichhardt Street, Glebe to the City's satisfaction once the Works Zone is no longer required.

(E)      The Works Zone must maintain a clear 2.5 metre travel lane in Stewart Street for vehicular traffic during the hours the Works Zone is in operations.

(F)       The Works Zone is to be limited to vehicles up to an Australian Standard 8.8 metre Medium Rigid Vehicle (MRV).

(G)      The Applicant must maintain vehicular access to all garages and/or driveways off Stewart Street during the hours the Works Zone is in operation - if use of the Works Zone impedes vehicular access to a nearby garage and/or driveway, RMS-Accredited Traffic Controllers must clear the Works Zone of the obstacle immediately.

(H)      The Applicant must implement appropriate traffic control measures and use RMS-Accredited Traffic Controllers to manage vehicular and pedestrian accessibility adjacent to the Works Zone during the hours of operation.

(I)        The Applicant must notify adjacent properties of the Works Zone at least 14 days prior to installation and must provide a telephone number of the supervisor responsible for the proposed Works Zone and include contact details in the notification letter to be distributed to affected stakeholders.

Voting Members for this Item


Voting Members



City of Sydney



Roads and Maritime Services



NSW Police – Leichhardt PAC



Representative for the Member for Balmain





The Committee carried the recommendation unanimously.


Isaac Group Pty Ltd has requested a 10 metre long Works Zone in Stewart Street, Glebe.

The Works Zone is to facilitate construction works at 5 Leichhardt Street, for a period of approximately four weeks.

Report author: Tony Ly

Publication date: 21/02/2019

Date of decision: 21/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 21/02/2019 - Local Pedestrian, Cycling and Traffic Calming Committee

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