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You must make an application to us for a road closure order if you are holding a street party, or other similar small community-based event, on a public road.
Make your application early – at least 12 weeks before the event (or as close to this as possible), so we have time to consult with various statutory bodies and to publicly advertise the proposed road closure. If you apply too late for us to do this we will not be able to accept your application.
There is no application fee for closing the road for a small local event such as a street party. However, you will need to organise public liability insurance for your event and must provide us with a £10 million public liability insurance declaration.
You will also need to notify neighbours and provide us with an event and traffic management plan, telling us how you are going to safely manage your event and the road closure.
To be considered a ‘small event’, the event should:
The event promoter/organiser may be asked to comply with any or all of the following requirements:
Request an application form or discuss your plans with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 028 9027 0650 or find out more by visiting apply for a road closure.
For more information and advice, get in touch.
Building Control, Ground Floor, Cecil Ward Building, 4-10 Linenhall Street, Belfast, BT2 8BP