Learner motorcycle riders and those seeking to get their provisional licence will be able to do their training in Orange under a proposal before Orange City Council.
Accredited motorcycle rider training group Stay Upright has applied to open a training facility in north Orange. The company has lodged a development application to build the facility on a vacant 2588 square metre site in Elwin Drive.
The DA said currently the nearest site for Orange riders to do Stay Upright training was in Bathurst.
It said the courses used a Transport for NSW-approved syllabus.
"At the conclusion of the courses, certificates are issued, allowing customers to obtain their motorcycle licence at a Service NSW centre," it said.
"Typical rider training activities on the range include cone weaving, emergency breaking, slow speed riding, cornering, changing gears, and general road craft.
"All exercises are conducted at speeds less than 25 km/h."
The application said sessions for learners would involve about six people at a time with an instructor.
Those courses would run for more than three hours.
It said courses for riders seeking their provisional licence would also involve about six riders and an instructor for seven hours.
It is proposed a building to store motorcycles, host rider training classes and facilities would be constructed on the site.
A level sealed surface behind the building would be used for the rider training range. It said there would also be off-street car parking available.
The DA states the facility would be open from 7am-6pm for most of the year but extended to 8.30pm from November 1 to April 1.
A report into sound levels said it fell within the accepted levels for the area.
The DA is on public exhibition until Friday, February 26.
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