Permit to Conduct an Event on Public Land - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct an event or gathering on public land. Public land includes roads, reserves and parks.

To hold an event on a road, you must apply to the appropriate authority. If your event only impacts upon local roads, please contact your local council for permission. If your event impacts upon any major road or freeway, then you will need to contact VicRoads for permission. In either case, you must notify Victoria Police of the upcoming event.

Events can cover (but are not limited to):

  • circus
  • carnival
  • festival
  • street party
  • or similar.

This permit also covers special events in areas in which your local Council's planning scheme does not allow.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements. Please note that you will be required to have adequate public liability insurance ($10 million minimum).

If you intend to erect structures for your event, you may require other permits. A liquor licence will be required if liquor is to be consumed.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees range between $100 and $200 depending on the size of the site, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2016-17.

Application

Per week, fees range between $300 and $2500 depending on the number of seats, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2016-17.

Application

Fees range between $300 and $500 depending on the number of seats, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
Apply Application to Conduct a Non-Road Activity on a Highway Opens in a new browser window

Application for a Permit to Conduct an Event on Public Land - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

Administering agency

Frankston City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 8 2016

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Frankston City Council


Operating address:
30 Davey Street
Frankston, Victoria 3199
Mailing address:
PO BOX 490
Frankston, Victoria 3199

Phone:

03 9784 1888

Toll Free:

1300 322 322

Fax:

03 9784 1094
info@frankston.vic.gov.au

Website:

Frankston City Council Opens in a new browser window

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