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

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply Application to Conduct a Non-Road Activity on a Highway Opens in a new browser window
Application to Conduct Races Under the Road Safety (Traffic Management) Regulations Opens in a new browser window

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

Comply

Application for Casual Use of Hall / Facility / Ground - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

 Resources
Apply VicRoads - Events Application Checklist Opens in a new browser window
Comply A-Z Information for Event Organisers Opens in a new browser window

Temporary Food Stall Standards - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Lodgement

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly to the Agency.


Administering agency

Ararat Rural City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 2012

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Ararat Rural City Council


Operating address:
59 Vincent Street
Ararat, Victoria 3377
Mailing address:
PO BOX 246
Ararat, Victoria 3377

Phone:

03 5355 0200

Fax:

03 5352 1695
council@ararat.vic.gov.au

Contact us website:

Ararat Rural City Council Opens in a new browser window

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