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.

Other resources

Lodgement

Apply

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


Administering agency

Warrnambool City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Environment Local Law 3 2009

Contact details

Conference and Event Planner
Warrnambool City Council


Operating address:
89 Merri Street
Warrnambool, Victoria 3280
Mailing address:
PO BOX 198
Warrnambool, Victoria 3280

Phone:

03 5559 4800

Toll Free:

1300 003 280

Fax:

03 5559 4900
vic@warrnambool.vic.gov.au

Website:

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