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Event Notification Form & Road Closure Request

Please complete this form to tell the Safety Advisory Group about your event and to request a road closure.

  1. Use this form to tell the East Herts Safety Advisory Group about your event, and to request a road closure under the Town Police Clauses Act (1847).

    Please note that the Safety Advisory Group (SAG) does not grant formal permission to organisers for public events. The SAG does not accept any liability for any loss or damage at any event.

    Please complete and return this form as early as possible and note that we can require up to 12 weeks to grant a road closure under the Town police Clauses Act (1847).

  2. Organiser Details
  3. Event Details
  4. Event Activities
  5. Licensing
    1. If the answer to any of these licencing questions are Yes, you may need to apply for a Temporary Event Licence (TEN). Details of how to apply and links to an application form can be found on our TEN page
  6. Health and Safety
  7. Insurance
    1. Community Events are recommended to have Public Liability insurance to the value of £10m
  8. Traffic, Highways and Access
    1. For road closure requests under the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 (processions, rejoicing, illuminations or ‘thronging’ such as fire work displays, Remembrance Day Parades, or carnivals) this form should be used.

      If your event is of a sporting and leisure nature (such as cycle races, running races, street parties or you will have a structure on the Highway) the road will usually be closed under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. You will need to request permission from Highways in addition to completing this form.

      Hertfordshire Highways require you to have public liability insurance with minimum indemnity of £10 million. Please attach a copy of this below
    2. Please detail proposed road closure details for roads to be closed under the Town Police Clauses Act 1847. Please state separately, for each road;-

      The Name of Road

      The Start Point of Proposed Closure

      The End Point of Proposed Closure

      The Times of the Proposed Closure

  9. Additional Information
  10. Data Protection Clause
    1. In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 the information you supply the Council as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published data protection policy. From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and/or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible.

      Please read our data protection policy (this link opens in a new window) and tick to confirm you agree with your data being used in this way.
    2. Please confirm *