Structures and Event Furniture
A proposed site plan of the layout of the activity or event MUST be submitted with your application for approval. The site map must indicate the placement of marquees, stalls, stage, toilets and other associated structures.
The Fitzroy Street Precinct Site Map (PDF 498.8KB), which details restricted areas, power access, permanent structures and other features within the area, must be referenced when preparing a site plan.
There are two (2) existing road closure approvals in place that can be applied to the Fitzroy Street Precinct;
- A partial road closure incorporating the shared pedestrian zone only, between Peel Street and the Give Way sign at the end of this zone;
- A full road closure between Peel Street and Kable Avenue incorporating the 13 car parking spaces and cul-de-sac at the western end of the street.
These pre-approved road closures are effective each week from 6:00am Friday through to midnight Sunday. If the proposed event and associated road closure is to be held outside of these times, up to three (3) months notification may be required in order for the road closure to be assessed by Council.
To ensure the safety of the public, it is important that vehicles are kept away from patrons in attendance at events. It is likely that a road closure will be required for all medium and large events to ensure that vehicles are kept out of the event space. Council will determine if a road closure is required, if the applicant is unsure, and provide information regarding procedures to apply for a road closure.
As a condition of hire, the Hirer shall have and maintain for the period of the hire, a policy of insurance against risks to the public in relation to the event, and such policy is to be of a minimum amount of $20 million in respect to any one claim. A copy of this insurance must be submitted with this application.
An event Risk Management Plan is to be prepared and submitted to Tamworth Regional Council two (2) weeks prior to the event date for all medium and large events.
Council's events staff can provide assistance in the preparation of a risk assessment, if required.
Site inductions are to be carried out for medium and large events. This site induction should take place within the week approaching the event date or on the day of the event, prior to set-up if Council staff are available.
Please nominate two (2) preferred days and times for the Site Induction to be carried out.
Emergency Services must be notified of all events that involve a road closure in Fitzroy Street. Once an event is approved, Tamworth Regional Council will notify Police, Ambulance and Fire and Rescue on behalf of the Hirer. Please be aware that the applicant's contact details will be provided to the local Emergency Services as part of this notification process.
If the approved hire of the Fitzroy Street Precinct involves a road closure, this must be advertised and businesses in Fitzroy Street, between Peel Street and Kable Avenue, are to be advised. Tamworth Regional Council will ensure these notifications occur on behalf of the Hirer.
In order to sell or give away alcohol for a proposed event or activity, a Liquor Licence is required.
If a Liquor Licence is required, it is the responsibility of the Applicant to obtain the Licence and comply with all its conditions and terms. Information regarding temporary event licences can be obtained from the Office of Liquor Gaming and Racing website.
As Fitzroy Street is located in an Alcohol Free Zone, applicants wishing to sell or give away alcohol must complete a form requesting permission from the General Manager of Tamworth Regional Council to temporarily life the Alcohol Free Zone in this area. This form can be obtained from Council's events staff.
Access for Event Vehicles
Larger events may require portable toilets to be brought to the site for patron use. If Council determines that toilets are required, it is the Hirer's responsibility to arrange and pay for the hire of portable toilets.
I confirm I have read, understood and agree to abide by the Fitzroy Street Precinct Terms and Conditions of Hire (PDF 284KB) and acknowledge that failure to adhere to these Terms and Conditions may result in the cancellation of my booking. I accept responsibility for ensuring compliance with local laws and conditions pertaining to use of Tamworth Regional Council property on behalf of the aforementioned organisation. If applying on behalf of a Company, Incorporated Association or other organisation, I warrant I am a duly authorised representative of the organisation pursuant to the constitution or other governing documentation of the organisation. In the event the signatory is not so authorised, the signatory acknowledges they will be personally liable for their obligations under this Agreement. Tamworth Regional Council makes no representations of any kind whatsoever as to the suitability of the location for the purpose intended by the Applicant and the Applicant acknowledges they have satisfied themselves as to the suitability of the venue prior to entering into this Agreement. The Applicant further releases and indemnifies Tamworth Regional Council and keeps Tamworth Regional Council released and indemnified in perpetuity in respect of any and all claims, actions, suits, demands, costs, charges and expenses arising out of any matter connected with or related in any way to their use of the venue or this Application, including but not limited to loss, damage, accident, injury, and death of whatsoever nature or kind and however sustained or occasioned and whether to property or to persons and regardless of whether such loss or damage is special, direct, indirect or consequential.
Personal information supplied to or collected by Tamworth Regional Council will only be stored and processed by Council for lawful purposes directly related to the functions and activities of Council. Any personal information supplied will only be disclosed to a third party for the purpose of performing a lawful function or activity and for no other purpose. Disclosure of personal information to a third party will be in accordance with Tamworth Regional Council's Privacy Management Plan (PDF 331.7KB).