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Temporary road closures for street parties

If you are planning to hold a street party and wish to use the public highway it will be necessary to officially close the road. To do this, you need to apply for a Temporary Road Closure Order.

There is no charge or insurance requirement if the road closure is for a street party.

A Temporary Road Closure Order is required for any event which may stop the flow of traffic on the public highway within the Horsham District.

How to apply for a temporary road closure

Please apply for your temporary road closure at least six weeks before the event.

Download the application form below and return it to Property & Facilities Department, Horsham District Council, Parkside, Chart Way, Horsham RH12 1RL or email it to

Road closure application form

On receipt of the application form, the necessary consultation procedure will be carried out and you will be sent a copy of the Council's standard conditions and form of indemnity to be signed and returned, together with a copy of the advertisement notice for you to display on site.

Some further and more detailed guidance notes covering various aspects of such events will also be sent to you to help you with the planning and smooth running of your street party.

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