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Community Road Closures

Community events are an excellent way to promote neighbourhood spirit and encourage strong connections.

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A community road closure is a joint effort and relies on the involvement of the Council and local residents.

Temporary road closures can be granted for community organised activities such as:

  • community events
  • markets
  • street parties.

Public roads are the responsibility of local councils and include local roads, streets, laneways and walkways. If the planned event is to be held on a public road you must first seek approval from the Council.

Arterial roads are the responsibility of the State Government. If the planned event is to be held on an arterial road (please refer to list of arterial roads below) you will need to seek approval from the Department for Infrastructure and Transport (DIT)

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Apply to use a public road for a community event

Community road closure application process

If you are planning to hold an event on a public road you must first seek approval from the Council.

  • Permit conditions

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    Please read and understand the Authorisation to Close and Use a Public Road for a Community Event Conditions (available below) as by signing and submitting an application form you are agreeing to comply with these conditions.

  • Information requirements

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    Before you begin your application you will need to have the following:

    > site plan
    > proof of public liability insurance (minimum of $20 million)
    > written consent from adjoining property owners.

    Please note: A traffic management plan will be prepared for the approved road closure by the Council in consultation with the applicant.

  • Application form

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    Complete the application form below and return it to Council at least six weeks prior to your event. It should be noted that a fee is payable.

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 Download: Authorisation to Close and Use a Public Road for a Community Event Application Form

Download: Authorisation to Close and Use a Public Road for a Community Event Conditions

Applications can be sent by:

Apply to use an arterial road for a community event

If you plan to carry out road closures on any of the following roads, permission must be obtained from the Department for Infrastructure and Transport (DIT)

  • Dequetteville Terrace
  • Flinders Street
  • Fullarton Road
  • Glynburn Road
  • Hackney Road
  • Kensington Road
  • Lower North East Road
  • Lower Portrush Road
  • Magill Road
  • Nelson Street
  • North Terrace
  • O G Road
  • Payneham Road
  • Portrush Road
  • Rundle Street
  • Stephens Terrace
  • The Parade.

For more information, call: Department for Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) on 1800 018 313

 

Have you considered holding your community event in one of our beautiful parks and reserves?

Our parks and reserves provide the ideal setting for family gatherings, community and corporate events. 

For more information, visit: Park & Reserve Hire