A traffic management plan (TMP) details how a safe environment will be created for all road users while your work or activity takes place on the roading corridor (road footpath or berm).
The plan will detail all signage, temporary traffic controls and detours (if necessary) to allow your activity to take place. We have adopted Waka Kotahi NZTA's Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (CoPTTM). This describes best practice for the safe and efficient management and operation of temporary traffic management on all roads in New Zealand. Its application applies to any activity that varies the normal conditions of any road and applies to the total road corridor. Sometimes a TMP is also required for activities taking place on private property that increases traffic flow, such as a construction site.
NPDC does not prepare TMPs, but you can contact traffic management companies or a qualified individual to prepare this plan on your behalf.
All traffic management plans must be submitted electronically,
You need a traffic management plan any time the work or activity varies the normal operating conditions of the road or footpath. If pedestrians, cyclists and traffic cannot use the road as they usually would, or you need signage to manage a site, you may need a traffic management plan.
Sometimes other NPDC permits or permissions are required alongside your TMP:
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