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Local Authorities (Councils) and Road Authorities require any person intending to dig in the road corridor to apply for and have approved prior to the commencement of works, a Road Opening Consent.

Address: 1A Wagener Pl, Mt Albert, Auckland 1025, New Zealand Phone: 0800 248 344 Email: Click Here

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    Street Permits

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    Organise your Permit before closing a street


A Referral Service to obtain Permits

We are a referral service for submitting CAR's to organise permits if you are shutting or closing down a road. The service is for Locators, Excavators, Plumbers, Planners, Developers, Farmers, Land Surveyors, Builders, Contractors, Home Owners and Landscapers...


Simplify the process of requesting plans

We assist Contractors to comply with the requirement for any person intending to close off a road corridor to apply for, and obtain, approval prior to the commencement of works...


Contractors, construction, maintenance, installers

Any company, authority or person that wants to a) dig OR b) close access to a road OR c) where there is the chance that underground assets may sustain damage...

Find out what type of CorridorAccess you need


For all invasive works on the Corridor

If you are:

  • Digging, drilling, or resurfacing
  • Doing any activity that will alter, or cause to be altered, the surface of the road corridor.
  • Placing any pipe, duct, pole, cabinet or other structure below, on or above the road corridor.
  • Building a new driveway or installing a new storm water drain that leads into the road corridor.
  • Performing maintenance work on any essential infrastructure
  • Building a new fence and your work site or equipment encroaches onto the road corridor.
  • Digging / replacing manhole access covers.

If you are sure you are excavating

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Simplify the process of requesting permits

If you are:

  • Holding an event, protest or parade that affects vehicle or pedestrian traffic
  • Temporary installing construction loading zones
  • Installing a new driveway
  • Placing a skip/bin or container in the road reserve
  • Holding an event
  • Putting up temporary scaffolding (mobile or fixed)
  • Using or parking machinery such as cranes, cherry pickers and water blasters
  • Applying for a full or partial road or footpath closure to carry out work on or above the road

If you are sure you are not excavating

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Why Membership


C orridorAccess allows you to lodge your Corridor Access Request (CAR) for all activities in the Road Corridor.
This includes Retrospective CARs, Events, Provisional and any other activities that require a CAR to be submitted by the relevant Road Authority. CorridorAccess works in conjunction with beforeUdig to provide a total service for those working in and around the road corridor.

Benefits of membership


To assist Contractors to comply with the requirement for any person intending to work in a Road Corridor to apply for, and receive, a permit from Road Authorities prior to closing off road or footpath areas.

  • Simplify the process of requesting plans for a dig site
  • Reduce the number of personal injuries
  • Prevent injuries to workers
  • Protect underground assets from interruption and preventable damage
  • Provide a single point of request for information on where underground assets are located



Whether you are a home owner wanting to replace a fence, a contractor installing a new cable along a street or working for a council in re-sheeting the road, beforeUdig is the best and safest place to start your project.

  • Building or designing a new optic fibre network?
  • Road restoration works?
  • Undertaking scheduled maintenance of an existing underground asset?
  • Building a new fence?
  • Planning a new estate?