Markets, buskers & events
Street trading has gained popularity in Dubbo particularly since the inception
of the Macquarie Street Beautification and is generally well supported by the
The Policy is designed to encourage street trading but
acknowledges that in a business competitive environment, street trading must be
regulated for equity and fairness to business proprietors.
it is also necessary for protecting the rights of pedestrians and disabled
persons to a reasonably safe and clear passageway on footpaths.
question of equity is addressed by the consistent enforcement of compliance with
conditions of approval and the application of a reasonable fee on those
conducting street trading as part of a business.
The protection of
pedestrians is addressed through the consideration of risk management issues
with respect to the placement, design and maintenance of street furniture and
Last Edited: 15 Aug 2016