Temporary Covid Policy for events proposed on Gosport Borough Council land:
Whilst Gosport is in Covid Tier 4, to ensure public safety all events on Gosport Borough Council land are cancelled unless they comply with the exceptions detailed at www.gov.uk/coronavirus and if so they must have suitable risk assessments and practices to ensure compliance with social distancing guidance.
Under normal circumstances all events on Gosport Borough Council require the following:
You will then be required to submit:
Gosport's Safety Advisory Group (SAG) () liaises with those organising events in the Borough to promote safety and the wellbeing of attendees and to minimise inconvenience to residents, businesses and the general public. It also considers event implications from a multi-agency perspective and can advise event organisers on procedures for a safe event.
The membership of the Gosport Safety Advisory Group (SAG) comprises senior officers from various agencies operating in the Borough of Gosport, including the emergency services (Police, Fire and Rescue Service, Maritime Coastguard Agency, South Central Ambulance Service). Hampshire County Council (Emergency Planning, Highways and Traffic Management) and Gosport Borough Council Services (Building Control, Legal, Environmental Health, Licensing, Emergency Planning and Traffic Management).
SAG will generally consider 'large scale public events' where more than 500 people are expected although smaller events may be considered depending on their nature.
When planning an event SAG should be provided with notice as follows:
The SAG Administrator can be contacted by email email@example.com or Tel: 023 9254 5425.
Gosport SAG is not responsible for giving permission to use Council land or granting licences for events:
For land use permission: