Permit to Conduct Activities in a Public Place - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct activities in a public place. Public places include reserves, parks, marine facilities, car parks or roads. Activities include but are not limited to:

  • Amusement or entertainment for financial reward;
  • Erecting cairns or memorials;
  • Re-fueling a vessel at a marine facility;
  • Assemblies, preaching or public speaking;
  • Balls, and dances;
  • Bands, concerts or other musical entertainment;
  • Beg, solicit, induce or collect gifts, whether of money or other item, for any purpose;
  • Climbing buildings, trees, shrubs or any other structures;
  • Deposit refuse, waste or noxious waste;
  • Driving, parking or leaving a vehicle, except on a constructed road set aside by Council;
  • Dismantling, painting, washing or repairing a vehicle unless it is necessary in order to enable the vehicle to be removed from the road;
  • Parking or leaving a vehicle for the purpose of offering the vehicle for sale;
  • Leaving or abandoning a watercraft;
  • Fairs and fetes;
  • Functions, parties or receptions;
  • Marking out a track or route;
  • Games, pastimes and public entertainment;
  • Landing or launching an aircraft in a recreation reserve;
  • Consume, possess, sell or supply liquor;
  • Dropping any article or thing from an aircraft onto a recreation reserve;
  • Raffles or prize contests;
  • Ride or lead a horse;
  • Activities with animals;
  • Using skates, bicycles, skateboards or similar;
  • Collect wood or timber;
  • Distribute advertising or promotional activities;
  • Mark, write or deface Council property; or
  • Organised sporting activities, contests, competition, practice or training.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

An application for this permit must be accompanied by:

  • A statement specifying the type of activity proposed;
  • A statement detailing the required period of the permit;
  • A scaled drawing showing location and extent of the activity;
  • Any other information the General Manager may reasonably require; and
  • Payment of any applicable fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees vary according to type of activity, location and size of area required for use. Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Permit to Conduct Activities in a Public Place - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Approval time

Applications must be made at least 30 days before the day for that the application is being made.

Administering agency

Hobart City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Local law(s) name

Car Parks and Parking By-Law 2 2008

Parks, Recreation and Natural Areas By-Law 5 2008

Highways By-Law 3 2008

Contact details

Enquiries Officer, By-Laws Unit
Hobart City Council


Operating address:
16 Elizabeth Street
Hobart
TAS 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 503
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 62382711

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