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Proposed Alcohol Prohibited Areas & Alcohol Free Zones

Consultation is closed

Consultation ran from 4 March to 15 April 2015.

Contact Details

David Wilson - Manager - Environmental Health
Ph: (02) 9911 3613
Email

Background

Following a number of alcohol related incidents in local parks, Council proposes to declare Central Park, Pottery Green, Kingsford Smith Oval and Birrahlee Reserve as Alcohol Prohibited Areas (APA) and the adjacent streets as Alcohol Free Zones (AFZ).

The restrictions are proposed to be implemented for the period from the 1st of June 2015 to the 31st May 2019 and have been proposed to ensure that the amenity of the locality is maintained and that members of the public are able to attend local parks and not be confronted or threatened by intoxicated persons.

Overview

Council is currently undertaking consultation to determine the community's views on this proposal which is made in accordance with the provisions of Section 632A and Section 644 of the Local Government Act, 1993.

Proposed Alcohol Prohibited Areas

  • Birrahlee Reserve, Lane Cove
  • Central Park, Longueville
  • Kingsford Smith Oval , Longueville
  •  Pottery Green, Lane Cove

Proposed Alcohol Free Zones

  • Tambourine Bay Road (in the area adjacent to Birrahlee Reserve, Lane Cove)
  • Burns Bay Road (in the area adjacent to Birrahlee Reserve, Lane Cove)
  • Phoenix Street (in the area adjacent to Pottery Green)
  • Little Street(in the area adjacent to Pottery Green)
  • Kenneth Street (in the area adjacent to Central Park, Longueville)
  • Lorna Lane (in the area adjacent to Central Park, Longueville)
  • William Edward Street (in the area adjacent to Central Park Longueville)
  • Kenneth Street (in the area adjacent to Kingsford Smith Oval, Longueville)
  • Dunois Street (in the area adjacent to Kingsford Smith Oval, Longueville)
  • William Edward Street(in the area adjacent to Kingsford Smith Oval, Longueville)
  • Stuart Street (in the area adjacent to Kingsford Smith Oval, Longueville

Related Documents

What's Next?

A report addressing issues raised throughout the consultation period was considered at the Ordinary Council Meeting of 16 March 2015 where Council resolved that except for events agreed to by Council that the Alcohol Prohibited Areas and Alcohol Free Zones be established between 8.00pm and 8.00am from 1 July 2015 in accordance with Section 632A and Section 644 of the Local Government Act 1993 and be maintained until 8.00 am on 2 July  2019 at a number of Council parks and surrounding areas.