We work closely with our community and support local groups that help enrich the lives of people living on the Northern Beaches. Find a local group and ways to promote your group.


We want to provide support for local organisations and community groups through many exciting grants and funding opportunities. Visit our grants page to see what grants you can apply for.


Banners or temporary signs should announce local, educational, cultural, social or recreational events. They cannot advertise commercial events. 

They can be displayed 28 days before your event and taken down within seven days after. You can make a booking to place your banner in one of Council’s approved sites. Banner Booking application form

Footpath permits

Activities such as busking, street stalls, providing outdoor seating, holding outdoor events, hanging flags, installing charity clothing bins and advertising on footpath signs all require permission from Council. Check out our forms page or call 1300 434 434 for assistance. 

VMS trailers, advertising trailers and motor vehicles

Development consent is required for VMS trailers and stand-alone trailers (advertising trailers) and may be required for advertising on motor vehicles.

Online events calendar

If you are a not for profit local community group you can submit your event for placement on our events calendar

Meet Your Street

The Meet Your Street program aims to create a sense of community and develop closer relationships amongst neighbours. Council can help by providing information, guidance and other approvals.

Registered Community Groups

Council also maintains a Register of Community Groups to ensure closer links are developed between Council and its community.

Waste disposal financial reimbursement

Council will reimburse the waste charges paid at Kimbriki to eligible registered charitable organisations or not for profit community organisations.