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

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$215.00

Events with less than 200 people. You may also be required to pay a bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$377.00

Events with more than 200 people. You may also be required to pay a bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$460.00Commercial festival. Fees for 2016-17.
Application$115.00

Domestic festival. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

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

Permit to Conduct an Organised Gathering/Event of People on Public Land or Roads - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

Application

Apply

Please consult your local law officer for more information on application process.


Administering agency

Mitchell Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community and Environment Local Law 1 2013

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Mitchell Shire Council


Operating address:
113 High Street
Broadford
Victoria 3658

Other:

03 5734 6200

Other:

03 5734 6222
mitchell@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au

Website:

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