Permit to Undertake Certain Activities in Public Areas - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to undertake certain activities in local government reserves, parks, beaches, foreshores, golf courses, shopping precincts, pedestrian malls or other public land use areas.

These activities include, but are not limited to:

  • using or controlling a powered or non-powered model aircraft or toy
  • riding or driving a vehicle
  • landing or taking off in an airborne vehicle
  • fishing and swimming
  • private events, such as weddings or parties
  • selling livestock on council land
  • offering recreational services for sale or hire
  • destroying, damaging, or interfering with anything from a shopping precinct or mall
  • lighting a fire or barbecue
  • disrupting the flow of pedestrian traffic
  • conducting tours
  • any commercial activity not covered by another permit.

Reserves are defined as any land that is owned, occupied or controlled by your local council and is dedicated or used for cultural, recreational or entertainment purposes.

Structures, fixtures, fittings and any gardens on the reserve are also included under this permit.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for this permit you must have public liability insurance ($10,000,000 minimum). For any further requirements on this permit please consult the Council directly.

Duration

As indicated on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$75.00

Wedding application. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$85.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
Apply Application for Wedding Service on Council Land - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Permit to Undertake Certain Activities in Public Areas - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Application

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly with the Council.


Administering agency

Colac Otway Shire

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 2 2013

Contact details

Compliance Unit
Colac Otway Shire


Operating address:
2-6 Rae Street
Colac, Victoria, 3250
Mailing address:
PO BOX 283
Colac, Victoria 3250

Phone:

03 5232 9400

Fax:

03 5232 9586
inq@colacotway.vic.gov.au

Website:

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