Motor Vehicle Racing Ground Licence - New South Wales


You will require this licence if you intend to operate a motor vehicle racing ground or conduct motor vehicle races for competition on private property (such as non-public roads). Please be aware that motor sport events conducted on public roads may require a different approval.

If you intend to make any alterations or additions to the grounds, you will require further approval.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must provide:

  • a certificate from your local council stating either that development consent has been granted, or is not necessary, for the use of the land for motor racing
  • evidence that you own the land or have the right to use the land
  • evidence that you are eligible for public risk insurance cover
  • scale plans of the land including the proposed track, facilities, spectator areas and safety features
  • a statement of the maximum number of vehicles competing at any one time
  • evidence of the consent of the owner of the land to its use for motor racing (if you are not the owner of the land)
  • a completed application form
  • the required fees.

If you intend to alter the grounds, you are required to submit details for approval.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Up to one year


30 June


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Act(s) name

Motor Vehicle Sports (Public Safety) Act 1985 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicle Sports (Public Safety) Regulation 2015 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Office of Sport

Sport and Recreation

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Program Coordinator, Motor Sport

Sport and Recreation

Office of Sport

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

New South Wales
Operating address: Level 3
6B Figtree Drive
Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales 2127
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 1422
Silverwater, New South Wales 2128
Phone: 02 8754 7900