26 August 2010.
The Council; having a responsibility to maintain a safe and comfortable footpath for pedestrians, including area of vehicle crossings that are integral part of the footpath system and are registered as footpath assets. Vehicle crossings specifications are detailed in the Specific Conditions for Vehicle Crossing Construction by Contract.
Council is responsible for the maintenance of sealed vehicle crossings where that the crossings incorporates a recognised footpath. Where no sealed footpath exists, crossings are directly attributable to the property owner rather than the public good, hence those crossings are the sole responsibility of the property owner to maintain.
“That the Council will maintain vehicle entrances on roads with an adjacent footpath”
Policy confirmed by Council 26 August 2010.