Event Applications on Public Land

FOR PUBLIC EVENTS ON PUBLIC LAND

Before you start planning your event, we strongly recommend that you reference the NSW Government Event Starter Guide. The Guide will help you navigate the event planning elements such as risk, health, security, volunteers and traffic.

EVENT APPLICATION | Public events held on public land

If you are considering holding your event on public land – park, reserve, footpath or road - Council requires event organisers to complete a Major Event Application Form. 

The timely submission of this form will enable Council to review the event activity, provide feedback and ultimately approve the event with sufficient lead time. Please adhere to the following timelines:

Document Required

Submission

Major Event Application Form 

Due at least six (6) months prior to the event

Certificate of Currency

Due at least eight (8) weeks prior to the event

Risk Management Plan

Due at least eight (8) weeks prior to the event

 

EVENT APPLICATION | Events held on, or impacting, the road network

Additional information is required by events staged on or impacting the roads network. Transport for NSW and NSW Police are required to sight documentation six (6) and three (3) months prior to the event. If your major event will be held on a road or will impact the road network (parking, traffic congestion) please adhere to the following timelines:

Document Required

Submission

Major Event Application Form       

Due at least six (6) months prior to the event

Special Event Transport Management Plan             

Due at least six (6) months prior to the event

Traffic Control Plan

Due at least three (3) months prior to the event

Certificate of Currency

Due at least three (3) months prior to the event

Risk Management Plan

Due at least three (3) months prior to the event

 

Market Application Form

Market owners wishing to conduct activity on public space (parks, footpaths and reserves) across the Dubbo Region Local Government Area are required to submit an application form. If you are conducting an event that includes market activity please instead complete the Major Event Application Form above.

For more information please visit our Event Organiser’s Toolbox.

Last Edited: 07 Jul 2020