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State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Current version for 8 February 2019 to date (accessed 20 June 2019 at 09:47)
Subdivision 7 Tents, marquees or booths for community events
2.119 Specified development
The construction or installation of a tent, marquee or booth used for a community event is development specified for this code if it is carried out on land other than land within a rural, residential or environment protection zone.
2.120 Development standards
The standards specified for that development are as follows:(a) for all tents, marquees and booths being used at the same time—the development must not have a total floor area exceeding 300m2,(b) each tent, marquee or booth must be located at least 3m from any boundary of the land,(c) each tent, marquee or booth must be erected so as to provide an unobstructed pedestrian circulation area at least 1.5m wide around the perimeter of the tent, marquee or booth, unless it is attached to or abuts a building with no separation,(d) each tent, marquee or booth must be erected at ground level,(e) each tent or marquee must have the following number of exits arranged so as to afford a ready means of egress from all parts of the tent or marquee to open space or a road:(i) 1 exit if the tent or marquee has a floor area of not more than 25m2,(ii) 2 exits if the tent or marquee has a floor area of not more than 100m2,(iii) 4 exits in any other case,(f) if any tent or marquee will include internal seating, stalls, tables or other obstructions, a clear path of travel to any exit no greater than 40m in length must be provided,(g) each tent or marquee must have a width for each exit of at least:(i) if the floor area of the tent or marquee is less than 150m2—850mm, or(ii) in any other case—1m,(h) no tent or marquee can have a wall height exceeding 4m,(i) each tent or marquee must have a height as measured from the surface on which the tent or marquee is erected to the highest point of the tent or marquee not exceeding 6m,(j) no tent or marquee can contain tiered seating,(k) the event must take place only during the following periods (unless it is a community event to which Subdivision 9 applies):(i) 7.30 am to 11.00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday,(ii) 7.30 am to 12.00 am on Friday or Saturday,(iii) 8.00 am to 8.00 pm on Sunday,(l) each tent, marquee or booth must not remain on the land for more than 7 days after the event,(m) arrangements must be made for the removal of any waste or recyclable materials likely to be generated as a result of the event.