Alcohol Free Zones (AFZ) and Alcohol Prohibited Areas (APA) in the Port Macquarie Central Business District (CBD) have been renewed for a further 4 years, expiring December 2027. This is in accordance with Section 645 of the Local Government Act 1993.
Prohibiting the consumption of alcohol on key streets and restricting consumption times within the public reserves and outdoor entertainment areas Council owns or manages, is an effective anti-social behaviour and crime prevention measure in the CBD supported by Police and the Hastings Liquor Accord.
Streets, footpaths and entertainment precincts.
No alcohol 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the following locations:
Parks & Reserves
Not permitted from 9pm to 12 noon daily.
The map below details where restrictions apply. Where prohibition exists, approval can be sought through an application to Council in conjunction with Local Area Command (Police), to vary the condition for a specific event (Section 68 Approval).