Amplified music venue approval - Sunshine Coast Regional Council - Queensland


You will require this approval to operate an amplified music venue within a special entertainment precinct.

Amplified music venues within special entertainment precincts are exempt from the amplified music noise requirements set out in state government liquor licensing laws.

Your local council regulates amplified music venues within special entertainment precincts to ensure residents and businesses are not exposed to unreasonable levels of amplified music and / or noise.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You may require development approval if you are conducting the following activities:

  • starting a new amplified music venue
  • changing the type of activity
  • changing the intensity of the activity (e.g. increasing the operation from 12 hours to 24 hours a day)
  • changing the scale of the activity
  • carrying out building work
  • carrying out plumbing or drainage work.



Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $346.00

Fees for 2021-22


Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland


This approval cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Operating address: 10 First Avenue
Maroochydore, Queensland 4558
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 72
Sunshine Coast MC, Queensland 4560
Phone: 03 5475 7272
Phone: 1300 007 272
Website: Sunshine Coast Regional Council (Opens in new window)