Road Works (Permit Fees) (Jersey) Order 2018

Made                                                                   14th December 2018

Coming into force                                                     1st January 2019

THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, in pursuance of Articles 13(6), 16(4), 68 of the Road Works and Events (Jersey) Law 2016[1], orders as follows –

1        Interpretation

In this Order –

“day” includes part of a day;

“Law” means the Road Works and Events (Jersey) Law 2016[2];

“likely duration” means –

(a)     in the table in paragraph (3), the likely duration until completion of the proposed road works authorized, or to be authorized, by the permit; or

(b)     in the table in paragraph (4), the likely number of days the scaffolding is expected to be in place;

“traffic impact level” means the extent to which proposed road works, in the Minister’s view, are likely to impact on normal traffic movement, such level being “very high”; “high”, “medium” or “low”;

“undertaker excavation works” means undertaker works which involve any of the following –

(a)     breaking up or excavating or otherwise disturbing the surface of a road;

(b)     excavating, trenching or otherwise disturbing any sewer, drain or tunnel under a road;

(c)     tunnelling or boring under a road;

(d)     reinstatement or making good works.

2        Permit fees

(1)     Subject to paragraph (2), the fee payable under Article 13 of the Law by a person who makes an application for a permit –

(a)     is specified in the table in paragraph (3) where the road works authorized by the permit (or to be authorized by the permit) do not include the placing and removal of scaffolding;

(b)     is specified in the table in paragraph (4) where the road works authorized by the permit (or to be authorized by the permit) comprise or include the placing and removal of scaffolding.

(2)     There is added to the fee –

(a)     under paragraph (1)(a), any additional fee required under paragraph (5);

(b)     under paragraph (1)(b), any additional fee required under paragraph (7).

(3)    

 

PERMIT FEES (NOT INCLUDING THE PLACING AND REMOVAL OF SCAFFOLDING)

TRAFFIC IMPACT LEVEL

LIKELY DURATION

FEE

low

no more than 3 days

£40

 

more than 3 days up to and including 10 days

£60

 

11 days or more

£80

medium

no more than 3 days

£100

 

more than 3 days up to and including 10 days

£120

 

11 days or more

£140

high

no more than 3 days

£160

 

more than 3 days up to and including 10 days

£180

 

11 days or more

£200

very high

no more than 3 days

£220

 

more than 3 days up to and including 10 days

£240

 

11 days or more

£260

 

(4)    

 

PERMIT FEES FOR ROAD WORKS COMPRISING OR INCLUDING THE PLACING AND REMOVAL OF SCAFFOLDING)

TRAFFIC IMPACT LEVEL

LIKELY DURATION

FEE

low

no more than 30 days

£40

 

more than 30 days up to and including 100 days

£60

 

101 days or more

£80

medium

no more than 30 days

£100

 

more than 30 days up to and including 100 days

£120

 

101 days or more

£140

high

no more than 30 days

£160

 

more than 30 days up to and including 100 days

£180

 

101 days or more

£200

very high

no more than 30 days

£220

 

more than 30 days up to and including 100 days

£240

 

101 days or more

£260

 

(5)     In the case of undertaker excavation works, other than works involving interim reinstatement as referred to in Article 31 of the Law, there is added to the relevant fee specified in the table in paragraph (3) –

(a)     £100; and

(b)     £50 for each 100m2 of area covered by the undertaker excavation works disregarding 50m2 of that area.

(6)     In paragraph (5), undertaker excavation works do not include works which comprise, under Article 41 of the Law, making good damage or remedying defects relating to access frame covers.

(7)     In the case of road works subject to the fee in paragraph (4), if the Minister is satisfied that the relevant highway authority incurs additional administration costs by reason of having a system in place to monitor the placement, use and removal of scaffolding, there is added to the relevant fee specified in in paragraph (4), for each whole or part of a 30 day period in which all or part of the scaffolding is in place, the fee specified in the table below corresponding to the length of road occupied by the scaffolding for that period.

 

Length of road occupied by scaffold (measured in meters)

Fee

10 or less

£20

more than 10 up to and including 30

£30

more than 30 up to and including 100

£40

more than 100 up to and including 200

£60

more than 200

£80

 

(8)     A fee is payable in respect of each permit for which a person applies and is calculated with reference to the works to which that particular permit relates (“particular permit works”), regardless of whether further permits are required for the works under Article 13(4) of the Law or for other road works related to the particular permit works.

(9)     Where there is more than one relevant highway authority in relation to the road works for which a permit is required, only one fee is payable as calculated under this Article, except that where a fee is payable under paragraph (5) that fee is payable to each relevant highway authority.

3        Application fee for variation of permit

The fee for an application under Article 16 of the Law to vary a permit is £35.

4        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Road Works (Permit Fees) (Jersey) Order 2018 and comes into force on 1st January 2019.

deputy k.c. lewis of st. saviour

Minister for Infrastructure

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 25.600

[2]                                    chapter 25.600


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