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

As the fee varies according to the size of the event, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Application$155.00

Street closure permit, you will also be required to pay an refundable deposit for barriers. Fees for 2016-17.

VaryVariation$47.00

Site inspection. Fees for 2016-17.

ComplyVariation

Bond. The bond you will be required to pay varies (between $500 and $15,000) due to the size of the event. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

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

Other resources

Application

Apply

You will need to supply a site contact plan showing existing buildings and other site features including any fire hydrants and hose reels.


Administering agency

Glen Eira City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Local Law 1 2009

Contact details

Local Laws
Glen Eira City Council


Operating address:
Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads
Caulfield
Victoria 3162
Mailing address:
PO BOX 42
Caulfield South, Victoria 3162

Phone:

03 9524 3333

Fax:

03 9523 0339
mail@gleneira.vic.gov.au

Website:

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