Well-known brand 7-Eleven says "no decision" has been made about setting up in Dubbo.
On Tuesday, rumours were circulating that the organisation was planning to establish a fuel station and convenience store on the corner of Cobbora and White streets.
There is currently an application before Dubbo Regional Council, submitted by Spectrum Retail Group, for a 24 hour petrol station on the site.
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But when asked by the Daily Liberal about coming to Dubbo a 7-Eleven spokesperson made no confirmations.
"We are exploring options to bring our offer and new job opportunities to a number of different communities," the spokesperson said.
"We will look to invest as and when the right opportunities are available, however at this stage no decisions have been made in relation to Dubbo."
There are currently two 7-Elevens in Bathurst and one opened in Orange earlier in the year. In total, there are about 700 stores in five states across Australia.
The organisation has opened three new stores in Victoria within the last fortnight.
The proposed 24 hours service station in Dubbo will include bowsers and a retail building.
There will be entries and exits on both Cobbora Road and White Street.
"The proposed service station at 39 Cobbora Street, Dubbo will provide a well-designed, modern facility compliant with relevant environmental standards and guidelines," the development application states.
"With the growth of the Dubbo area, the new service station proposed under this DA will greatly assist in providing the services and facilities required to support the growth of the area."
The development was lodged on November 23. Neighbouring properties have been given the opportunity to provide their feedback on the application.
"Given the merit of the design and the absence of any significant adverse environmental impacts or planning issues, the DA is considered to be in the public's interest and worthy of council's support," the development application states.
The development application for a service station, Carl's Jr restaurant and two lot subdivision on Hawthorn and Cobra streets is also awaiting approval by council.
A Mobil service station will be constructed at the front of the site.