Permit for Road Events - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to conduct an event on a public road. A road event is an activity which restricts or prevents access to a public road, and may include:

  • a vehicle or bicycle speed trial or race
  • a parade or procession on a public road.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must provide:

  • approval from the relevant road authority
  • written consent from the NT police
  • a completed application form.

The road authority is responsible for the care, control and management of public roads – e.g. councils, shire councils and the NT Government.

More than one road authority may need to grant their approval for an event.

Depending on the nature and location of the event, you may also be required to have some or all of the following:

  • public liability insurance
  • a traffic management plan
  • signs
  • a medical facility
  • litter and refuse signage
  • issue a public notice.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please contact the agency for more information.


Approval time

Applications must be submitted at least seven days before the proposed event.

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Contact details

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