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Rental of State Property
What is "TOL"?
A Temporary Occupation Licence (TOL) is a Licence issued by SLA for the temporary use of State land or for the purpose of the retention of minor encroachment from private properties onto State land.
What are some examples of uses that require TOL applications?
TOLs are issued for the temporary use of State land for the following purposes:
Continued occupation by owners of properties already acquired by and reverted to the Government which are not required for immediate development.
Continued occupation of land (e.g. garden, wall and fence etc) already vested or surrendered to the Government, pending implementation of road or drainage or
any other public projects.
Regularisation of minor encroachments on State land.
Temporary use of State land for worksites, site offices, concrete batching plants, storage, outdoor refreshment areas, etc.
Construction of temporary access roads, outlet drains, gas pipes, sewer lines, etc. on State land.
Use of air and subterranean space on State lands for overhead bridges,underpasses, etc.
Construction of temporary structures on State foreshore.
Use of State lands for sand and granite quarrying.
Temporary car parks, open spaces, landscaping etc.
Mini fairs, trade expositions, carnivals, etc. on State land.
Location filming, soil investigations, religious celebrations, wayang stages, dinner sheds, etc. on State land.
What fees do I have to pay?
Purchase of the Cadastral Plan (Maps) $11.55 inclusive of GST (excluding an optional postage fee of $3.50) purchased through
Integrated Land Information Services (INLIS)
Non-Refundable Processing Fee $173.25 for category A uses and $48.00 for category B uses, inclusive of GST. Examples of uses under Category A are advertisement signages, worksites, storage and sales events. Examples of uses under Category B are funeral wakes, location filming, religious events and weddings. (For a more detailed list of the uses under each category, please refer to section C of the
TOL Fee The amount of TOL fee payable will depend on factors such as usage, location, size of the TOL area, site condition and tenure.
Refundable Security Deposit Ranges from $150 for a 3-month TOL fee depending on the usage, size of the TOL area and other relevant factors on a case by case basis. However, the security deposit shall be forfeited if the licensee fails to comply with any of the TOL conditions.
Do I need to apply for permission to construct a temporary access road over State land?
Yes. You must apply for a TOL and the TOL fee to be levied will be at the prevailing market rate. The Licence will be issued where the proposed road is intended and approved by Land Transport Authority as a public road.
for a copy of our application form. Please also note that should your application be approved, you may be required to pay for the TOL fee through Interbank Giro.
I understand that there are standard rates for some of the TOLs. Where can I obtain a copy of the TOL rates?
The standard rates can be found
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Last Update : 01 July 2013
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