The Traffic Management Plan preparation shall be carried out in accordance with AS 1742.3 - 2009 and MRWA Traffic Management for Works on Roads Code of Practice, and shall be submitted to the Shire in advance of the works to allow for sufficient time to carry out assessment, authorisation, and any required notification before implementation.

Assessment duration

The minimum Traffic Management Plan assessment lead time that the Shire requires is 10 business days (Monday to Friday excluding public holidays) for low complexity works were no notification to other stakeholders is required.

Note for more complex works further guidance will be given on a case by case basis during the initial review. Further, the following (provisional) minimum assessment lead times are recommended by the Shire:

  • For low complexity works - 10 business days (15 business days if notification is required).
  • For complex works - 20 business days (not including any notification period that may be required).
  • For road closures the Shire shall be contacted for in principal support, and further advice on lead times will be given should in principal support be achieved. Please refer to the Closure of Thoroughfare Information Sheet and submit the Temporary thoroughfare closure permit application form in advance. The Conditions for Works in a Thoroughfare must also be complied with, including minimum requirements for public notification prior to commencement of works and/or temporary road closures.

Submission requirements

All submission must contain the following documentation:

  • A copy of approval for the works from the relevant approving authority e.g. for works on utilities the utility owner, for works on a Shire asset within the road reserve the relevant Shire Infrastructure Service Unit, etc.
  • A copy of a Certificate of Currency for Public Liability Insurance of sufficient value to cover risk associated with the works and traffic management implementation.
  • A Traffic Management Plan designed by an appropriately accredited Traffic Management Plan designer as per the CoP, and as a minimum reviewed by a secondary holder of Advanced Worksite Traffic Management Accreditation (AWTM) or higher level of accreditation if required by the Code of Practice.
  • Permit for a temporary Road Closure, if any thoroughfare closure is proposed on the TMP/ TGS


For works not being carried out between 7am and 7pm, Monday to Saturday (excluding public holidays). Separate to the TMP approval process an approval for Out of hours construction noise will be required from the Shire’s Health Services.

For more information in regards to Traffic Management Plan submissions please contact the Shire’s Infrastructure Service Unit on 08 9526 1111 or email


Termination of Unauthorised or Substandard Work

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale regularly undertakes surveillance of the road network. Should any unauthorised works or events be detected, the individual or organisation responsible may be instructed to immediately terminate the work or event and remove all plant and equipment from the site. In case of any breach of duty of care, the Shire will report the incident to Worksafe.

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale will not be liable for any costs associated with any work or events terminated prior to completion.

Any sub-standard traffic management must be immediately rectified to the satisfaction of the Shire. The Applicant will be responsible for the cost of rectifying any sub-standard traffic management. If the sub-standard traffic management is not corrected, the Shire may instruct the individual or organisation responsible to immediately terminate the work/event and remove all plant and equipment from the site. Non-Compliance with a request to cease work will result in the matter being referred to Worksafe.