An accessible toilet will be constructed near the Church Street rotunda as part of the plan to make Dubbo the most disability-friendly city in Australia.
The $445,000 amenities block will be constructed on the eastern side of the rotunda, although councillors were divided about the location.
Dubbo Regional mayor Ben Shields said the site was chosen by the Disability Inclusion Technical Panel because it would give people with a disability quick access to a toilet.
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"This has been the issue that has been going on for at least 20 years. People have been upset there haven't been any appropriate toilet facilities in the main street, you have to go into a shopping centre," he said.
However, councillors Greg Mohr, David Grant and Kevin Parker did not agree with the proposal.
To construct the toilet block the loading dock and two parks on Church Street will be moved.
Cr Mohr said he was worried about the public toilets being partly on the road and the issues it could cause.
"There are plenty of blind spots there and in my experience it could lead to someone getting knocked over further along down the track," he said.
"The rotunda was put there for a meeting place and as far as I'm concerned this is going to restrict the area for activities to be had."
The amenities block is expected to be completed in July. It's part of Cr Shields' goal to make Dubbo the "most disability-friendly city in Australia".
A $20,000 path to the Western Plains Cultural Centre is also under construction to give better disability access between the centre and Victoria Park.
"There are jobs all over the city that need to be done it make it easier for people with a disability," the mayor said.
"It's one of those things that if you don't have a disability or a friend or family member with a disability who can explain the absolute chaos that their lives can be sometimes because of bad design and bad public facilities, nobody understands it."
Cr Shields said the next items included multiple gutters and footpaths that needed to be fixed across Dubbo, as well as tactile surfaces for the vision impaired.
"There are literally hundreds of things that need to be tidied up," he said.