How long should it take to make a defect on my footpath safe?

Under the Road Management Plan, once a defect has been identified, Council has four working days for high priority footpaths and five working days for low priority footpaths, to carry out temporary repair works.

How long after my footpath is made safe (temporary repair), should the permanent repair occur?

Under the Road Management Plan, once a defect has been identified, Council has 90 days for high priority footpaths and 4 years for low priority footpaths, to carry out permanent repair works.

If I want to report a damaged road/ footpath/ drain/ sign, who do I contact?

Contact Council’s customer service line on 8470 8888 or send an email to mailbox@darebin.vic.gov.au. Under the Road Management Plan, subject to the classification of the asset, Council response times are generally four to five working days upon receiving the report.