Street Party Terms & Conditions


Section 5: Street Party Approval Conditions Approval, if granted, will be subject to the following conditions:

5.1 The applicant is responsible for:

a) implementing the approved road closure.

b) ensuring the area utilised for the street party is fit for purpose,

c) ensuring the event is managed and run in a safe manner,

d) ensuring risk management mitigation measures are implemented.

5.2 The Street Party is to be limited to fewer than 100 people.

5.3 No temporary structures or jumping castles or other entertainment devices are to be erected.

5.4 Participants are to bring their own food and drinks. The sale of food and drink is prohibited.

5.5 Fundraising is prohibited

5.6 Live performers or amplified music is prohibited.

5.7 Road occupation and road closure must only occur during approved hours.

5.8 The road closure must be implemented and maintained by erecting signs and barriers in accordance with the approved Traffic Control Plan.

5.9 The applicant must complete the online Party Registration on the NSW Police website at least 72 hours prior to the event.

5.10 The applicant must comply within any conditions set down, or instructions given by, any authorised agency or its authorised officers including but not limited to Police, Transport for NSW and Council.

5.11 All affected properties within or directly affected by the road closure must be notified of the road closures and activities at least 14 days prior to commencement of the road closure. Any concerns or requirements raised by business proprietors, residents or other occupants must be reasonably resolved or accommodated.

5.12 The use of any equipment or activities to be conducted in conjunction with the road closures must not result in any “offensive noise” as defined by the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 Public Liability Insurance:

5.13 While Council has Public Liability Insurance to provide relevant cover for a neighbourhood street party on Council land, organisers of events should consider if they need to take out any further insurances for the event. Council cannot assist with this determination, and organisers are encouraged to discuss this with their insurance provider.

5.14 Should the organiser hire third-party equipment or services for use during the proposed street party, the third-party’s Public Liability Insurance, for an amount not less than $20,000,000 for each supplier, must be provided to Council with this application.

5.15 The public areas to be used for the activities must be maintained in a clean & tidy condition.

5.16 The applicant may be required to reimburse Council for costs incurred by the Council as a result of a failure to comply with any condition of approval or damage to Council assets.

5.17 Any other conditions that may be imposed as part of the consent

Application Declaration:

  • I declare that all the information in the application is to the best of my knowledge, true and correct
  • I understand that if the information is incomplete, the application may be delayed/rejected
  • I declare that any electronic data provided is a true copy of all plans and associated documents submitted with this application.
  • I understand that Council will use the information and materials provided for notification and advertising purposes if required.
  • I have read, understood and agree to comply with Council’s conditions of approval.
  • I agree to indemnify the Council against any action or claim for damages arising from the activities being undertaken as a result of an approval of this application.
  • I have notified affected neighbours of the possible road closure

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Page last updated: 24 Oct 2022