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

The hirer must take out a public liability insurance cover for a minimum sum of $20million, for the duration of the use of the park or reserve. Please consult the Council for any requirements on this permit.

Duration

As indicated on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication

For all other activities, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Application$150.00

Wedding Ceremony. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$85.00Private activity. Fees for 2016-17.
Application$65.00Community activity (50-150 people). Fees for 2016-17.
Application$1,560.00Commercial use. Fees for 2016-17.
Application$130.00Commercial use (high community benefit). Fees for 2016-17.
Miscellaneous$25.00Public liability. Fees for 2016-17.
Inspection$80.00Circus, carnival and festival. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

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

Lodgement

Apply

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


Administering agency

Maribyrnong City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Purposes Local Law 2015

Contact details

Parking and Local Laws
Maribyrnong City Council


Operating address:
Corner Napier and Hyde Streets (61 Napier Street)
Footscray
Victoria 3011
Mailing address:
PO BOX 58
Footscray, Victoria 3011

Phone:

03 9688 0200

Fax:

03 9687 7793
email@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au

Website:

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