The promoter of Splendour in the Grass has no doubt lessons will be learned during this year's event.

The festival, which begins on Friday, is the first to be held at the North Byron Parklands venue near Wooyung.

Crowds of up to 25,000 are expected through the gates each day, and on-site camping caters for 15,000.

Jessica Ducrou said a community hotline and response team will be operating to respond to any complaints by nearby residents.

"If someone does feel that the noise is intrusive, they are able to call the hotline and we will send out our noise consultant who has all of the appropriate equipment to take readings to see if in fact that's the case."

"People have different interpretations about what is manageable and what is not, so it's generally monitored by machine," said Ms Ducrou.

Residents living nearby site say they're prepared to get a bit of noise from this weekend's Splendour in the Grass event.

Paul Arrow-Smith from the Yelgun Progress Association believes sometimes you have to put up with a bit of neighbourly noise

"We may get a little bit of noise from it but you know you have to understand that neighbours can be noisy and you have to put up with it.

"The approval is only for a small number of days per year for the trial period so we are just basically working with them and just keeping an eye on how everything goes," Mr Arrow-Smith said.

Traffic and security have been identified as the resident's main concerns this weekend.

Mr Arrow-Smith said most residents are staying at their homes this weekend to gauge the effect of the festival.

He said organisers have worked hard to listen to the neighbours' concerns.

"Traffic and security would be our biggest problem at the moment, we've got roving security up and down the street and the various areas and that is for security and litter and parking and that sort of stuff (and) we also have a traffic coordinator at the end of our road," Mr Arrow-Smith said.

Jones Road resident Derek Klepp says he's keeping an open mind about the venue and the event.

"When we first moved here we also had a developer who owned the land proposing other such things that also caused community uproar, and at the moment I think I'll just wait to see what happens once it's been and gone," Mr Klepp said.

Extra police officers have been called in at the promoters' expense to help deal with crowds this weekend.

Police Superintendent Stuart Wilkins said police will focus on different areas at different times.

"Last year was a good indicator for us, the Thursday night was really busy in the town of Byron, and then Friday, Saturday, Sunday was busy out at the festival."

"We expect something similar this year so we've got most of our resources in town and at Brunswick Thursday night, and then the majority of our resources will come out to the festival on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday," he said.

In a tweet to followers, Splendour organisers warned punters that drug detection dogs were on site checking cars and not to risk bringing drugs to the festival.

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