When to apply for a road closure

The Council may approve the temporary closure of roads for events, maintenance, construction and during unforeseen events.

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To apply for a temporary road closure please complete the application form and submit to the Council at least 60 days before the event.

This timeframe allows for the proposed closure to be advertised at least 42 days before the event, for objections to close at least 28 days before the event and the proposed closure to go to a Full Council meeting for decision.

By the time objections close the Council will require all supporting information to be submitted such as temporary management plans, diagrams, plans, proof of consultation with affected parties/residents and any other supporting information. 

Please note that these are minimum timeframes, which may mean that the Council decision to approve or decline the event could be made close to the proposed closure.

You are encouraged to submit your application as early as possible. 

Please be sure to read and take note of all the conditions on the application form.

Applicant’s responsibilities
The Council’s responsibilities