Approval to work on the road, footpath or berm

Excavations- BeforeUDig

Before you carry out public road works in Upper Hutt, contractors must obtain plans showing the location of existing services at the proposed work site. Contractors can get these plans from beforeUdig.

Contact beforeUdig on 0800 248 344

Corridor Access Requests (CAR)

BeforeUdig provides an easy and quick online service to assist contractors in determining underground assets in and around any proposed dig site. Lodge your Corridor Access Requests while you submit your enquiries on the beforeUdig website

A ‘Traffic Management Plan’ is also required.  Traffic management plan(TMP) - full form or TMP - Short form can be downloaded from NZTA's website.

NZTA website for information and download TMP forms

Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS)

The Upper Hutt City Council does not approve Traffic Management Plans (TMPs) except in the Upper Hutt CBD. All other TMPs are to be approved by an individual holding a STMS qualification who has been delegated to do so by the Upper Hutt City Council.

The administration costs of registering the delegation of a Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS) for Traffic Management Plan (TMP) approvals are noted below.

Application forms

Apply for a ‘New STMS Delegation’ or  ‘Renewal/Transfer STMS  Delegation’ by completing an online booking form (submit online).

Land transport fees and charges

STMS Application (New)

Click here to view form.


STMS Application (Renewal/Transfer)

Click here to view form.


Engineering Code of Practice for new subdivisions

Code of Practice for Civil Engineering Works(PDF, 2MB)

Vehicle Crossings (driveways)

A Corridor Access Request (CAR) is required to obtain approval to replace or install a vehicle crossing (driveway).  Lodge your Corridor Access Request on the beforeUdig website.

Residential-Vehicle-Crossing-Plan-25R.pdf(PDF, 213KB)

Heavy-Duty-Vehicle-Crossing-Plan-26R.pdf(PDF, 510KB)

Extra-Heavy-Duty-Vehicle-Crossing-Plan-27R.pdf(PDF, 494KB)

Vehicle-Crossing-Plan-showing-Maximum-and-Minimum-Gradients-for-Vehicular-Access-to-Property-93R.pdf(PDF, 77KB)