Section 16a road closure for an event on a West Sussex highway

Use our online form to apply for a Section 16a road closure for an event on a West Sussex highway.

Section 16a road closure for an event on a West Sussex highway

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Instructions and restriction details

This form will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Please allow yourself enough time to complete this form in one session as there is not an option to save and come back to it later.

The questions marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory and require an answer. You do not have to answer all of the other questions, but it would help us if you do.

Events under S16A require a minimum of 12 weeks' notice.

In order for us to prepare a road closure for an event you must provide as much detail as possible when completing it. Any incomplete applications will result in delays in processing the form and this may impact on your works or event.

For assistance in completing this form phone 01243 642105 or email events@westsussex.gov.uk.

Your data privacy

Before completing this form please read our general Privacy Policy (opens in a new window).

This explains why we ask for your data, what we do with it and how long we will keep it. It also explains how you can find out what data we hold about you and how you can ask us to delete it.

Event and organisation details

Enter the type of event you are organising (for example, marathon).
Enter the name of the event.
Enter the date of your event in the format DD/MM/YYYY.
Enter the proposed time the event is due to start in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
Enter the proposed time the event is due to finish in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
If known, enter the approximate number of people attending the event.
Enter the maximum number of entrants (if applicable).
District and borough councils affected * Select the district and borough councils affected by the event (select all that apply).





Enter the name of the event organiser.
Enter the first line of the event organiser's address.
Enter the second line of the event organiser's address.
Enter the town or city of the organiser's address.
Enter the postcode of the organiser's address.
Enter the email address of the event organiser.
Enter a daytime phone number that we can ring the organiser on. This can be a mobile or landline number.
Enter the website url of the event organiser.
Enter the registered charity number of the event organiser (if applicable).

Invoice details

Is the invoice address the same as the organiser's address? * Select 'Yes' or 'No'. If you select 'No', please enter the invoice address below.
Enter a name who the invoice should be sent to.
Enter the first line of the address where the invoice should be sent.
Enter the second line of the address where the invoice should be sent.
Enter the town or city of the address where the invoice should be sent.
Enter the postcode of the address where the invoice should be sent.
Enter the purchase order number.
Section 16a road closure for an event on a West Sussex highway

Road closure information

Complete the fields below, detailing all the roads that you wish to apply to close that are essential for this event.

Road 1 closure details

Enter the name of road 1 to be closed.
Enter the date road 1 is to be closed in the format DD/MM/YYYY.
Enter the time road 1 is to be closed from in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
End the time road 1 is to be closed until in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
Enter the start point where road 1 is to be closed.
Enter the end point where road 1 is to be closed.
Road 1 closure district/borough Select which district or borough road 1 closure is in.

Road 2 closure details

Enter the name of road 2 to be closed.
Enter the date road 2 is to be closed in the format DD/MM/YYYY.
Enter the proposed start time road 2 is to be closed from in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
Enter the proposed end time road 2 is to be closed until in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
Enter the start point where road 2 is to be closed.
Enter the end point where road 2 is to be closed.
Road 2 closure district/borough Select which District or Borough road 2 closure is in.

Road 3 closure details

Enter the name of road 3 to be closed.
Enter the date road 3 is to be closed in the format DD/MM/YYYY.
Enter the proposed start time road 3 is to be closed from in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
Enter the proposed end time road 3 is to be closed until in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
Enter the start point where road 3 is to be closed.
Enter the end point where road 3 is to be closed.
Road 3 closure district/borough Select which district or borough road 3 closure is in.

Road 4 closure details

Enter the name of road 4 to be closed.
Enter the date road 4 is to be closed in the format DD/MM/YYYY.
Enter the proposed start time road 4 is to be closed from in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
Enter the proposed end time road 4 is to be closed until in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
Enter the start point where road 4 is to be closed.
Enter the end point where road 4 is to be closed.
Road 4 closure district/borough Select which district or borough road 4 closure is in.

Road 5 closure details

Enter the name of road 5 to be closed.
Enter the date road 5 is to be closed in the format DD/MM/YYYY.
Enter the proposed start time road 5 is to be closed from in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
Enter the proposed end time road 5 is to be closed until in the 24-hour format HH:MM.
Enter the start point where road 5 is to be closed.
Enter the end point where road 5 is to be closed.
Road 5 closure district/borough Select which district or borough road 5 closure is in.
Will more than 5 roads be closed? Select 'Yes' or 'No'.
Enter information about how the road closure(s) will be operated including details about signage and marshalls.
Provide details about how you will ensure access is maintained for residents that require care assistance.
Are there any bus routes along the road(s) you wish to close? * Select 'Yes' or 'No'.
Will any refuse collections (residential and commercial) be affected by the road closures? Select 'Yes' or 'No'.
Let us know how you plan to ensure that local residents, that are directly impacted upon by the proposed road closures, have enough notice of your proposed road closure.
Explain what arrangements will be made for vehicular access to properties.

Emergency access arrangements

It is compulsory that emergency services can gain access to all properties within the restricted length at all times.

Will emergency services vehicles be able to pass through the length of the highway affected? * Select 'Yes' or 'No'.
Describe the arrangements that will be in place to ensure that there is emergency access available to all properties within the affected length of highway at all times.

Impact assessment

Enter the approximate number of households affected by your event and the results of any assessment.
Enter the approximate number of businesses affected by your event and the results of any assessment.
Provide details of any key access issues identified for a hospital, fire station or police station and the results of any assessment.
Enter details of any economic impact of your event and the results of any assessment.
Enter details of any environmental impact of your event and the results of any assessment.
Enter details of any equality impact (for example, older people or the disabled) of your event and the results of any assessment.
 
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