Street parties are a great way for residents to get to know each other and build a sense of community. To host one, you will need a Street Party Permit that allows you to safely and temporarily close down your street and manage through traffic.
Street parties can only be held between 1 November and 31 January on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
Follow the steps below to apply to host a street party.
To host a street party, you must:
You must accept the full terms and conditions when you submit your application.
In the application, you will be asked to provide:
Download the Neighbour's signatory list template
All applications are due 31 October each year.
We can support a maximum of six street parties each day, and we review applications in the order we receive them.
After reviewing your application, Council will contact you to confirm your street party date and time based on your preferences and availability.
Council will assess the impact of the proposed road closure and prepare a Traffic Management Plan for your street party.
If you can’t reserve your preferred date, or you want to hold your street party on a public holiday, you’ll need to provide your own traffic management through an accredited traffic management company.
To prepare for your street party, Council will:
We’ll email the permit to you seven days before the event.
There is no fee for either the permit or the supporting measures Council provides for your party.
We will contact you within seven days to confirm your preferred date and time.
You will receive your Street Party permit via email seven days before your event.