Approval to Direct or Procure Entertainment for the Public - New South Wales

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to direct, procure or organise a theatrical, musical or other entertainment event that will be presented to the public on community land.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must provide proof of your acceptance of the Council's event guidelines.

This approval will often need to include details such as:

  • The type of entertainment;
  • Proof of public liability insurance;
  • The approximate number of people attending;
  • Available parking;
  • A traffic management plan;
  • A waste management plan;
  • The location;
  • The date; and
  • Times of the event.

When you submit your application to Council, you must provide a copy of a relevant public liability insurance certificate of currency.

Depending on the exact nature of your activities you may need other approvals. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $346.00 -
Apply Inspection All $328.00 Inspection fee for one to three structures.
Apply Inspection All $648.00 Inspection fee for four to six structures.
Apply Inspection All $972.00 Inspection fee for more than six structures.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Approval time

Please submit your approval to the Council at least four months in advance of your event. Depending on the scale of the event, more than twelve months could be required to address all issues.

Administering agency

Council of the City of Sydney

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries Officer

Council of the City of Sydney

Operating address: Level 2, 456 Kent Street
Sydney
NSW 2000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1591
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 02 9265 9333
Email: council@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au
Website: Council of the City of Sydney (Opens in new window)