Film Production Approval - Sunshine Coast Regional Council - Queensland

Service summary

If you are intending to carry out film or photographic activity or production on council property you must have a current approval and comply with the council requirements and any conditions on your approval. Contact council for further information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements


What are the prerequisites to obtaining this authority?

Council may request a security or cash bond to be lodged with five (5) days of the approval being granted prior to the commencement of film production.

Council may inspect the premises prior to, during or after the event.

Contact Council for further information.

Transferability

This licence cannot be transferred

Duration

The approval remains in effect for the period specified by council.

Fees

Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Application

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.


Additional information

The main purpose of regulating film production is to ensure these activities are carried out in a safe manner with minimal disruption to local residents and businesses. Council is required to monitor film production including feature films, television commercials, travel shows and still photography shoots. Compliance with Council requirements will ensure that public health and safety is protected during film production.

The Film Production approval is a one-off approval so cannot be renewed.

Administering agency

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Local law(s) name

Sunshine Coast Regional Council - Local Law 1 (Administration) 2011

Contact details

Maroochydore Office, Service centre only
Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Operating address:
10 First Avenue
Maroochydore, Queensland 4558

Caloundra office, Service centre and administration building
Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Operating address:
1 Omrah Avenue
Caloundra, Queensland 4551

Sunshine Coast Regional Council


Mailing address:
Locked Mail Bag 72
Sunshine Coast MC
Queensland 4560

Phone:

07 5475 7272

Fax:

07 5475 7277
mail@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Nambour Office, Service centre and administration building
Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Operating address:
Cnr Currie and Bury Streets
Nambour Queensland 4560

Supporting information

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