Approval for activities on council parks/reserves/foreshores and bathing reserves (Logan) - Queensland


You need council approval to undertake activities on parks where more than 50 people will be in attendance.

Dependent on the activity, other licences and/or a Development Permit under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 may also be required. Contact council for further information.

Service type


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


Council determines the length of this approval.


Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Local law(s) name

Logan City Council - Local Law 5 (Parks, Jetties and Boat Ramps) 2011

Logan City Council - Subordinate Local Law 5.1 (Parks) 2001

Application process

You must write a letter (on organisation's letterhead) requesting permission to undertake activities on council's park. This letter must advise the name of the park, the date required, times required (including setting up and packing up), time of actual event and type of activities that will be carried out on the day.

Transfer process

This approval cannot be transferred.

Additional information

Local council regulates activities in parks, reserves, foreshores and bathing reserves to:

  • provide for appropriate public access for active and passive recreation
  • protect the safety of persons using parks, reserves, foreshores and bathing reserves
  • preserve features of the natural and built environment and other aspects of amenity
  • ensure appropriate standards of conduct.

You must not bring a motor vehicle onto, or drive a motor vehicle on a park/reserve/foreshore/bathing reserve, unless the whole area is available for motor vehicle access, or you keep the vehicle within a part of the park/reserve/foreshore/bathing reserve that is available for motor vehicle access.

Any person hiring equipment must be instructed in the use of appropriate safety precautions and be aware of any restrictions affecting the use of the equipment in the area.

Council may:

  • prohibit you from bringing animals, or animals of a specified species, into an area
  • grant you an appoval to occupy and use a specified part of an area
  • grant licences subject to certain conditions e.g.:
    1. make periodic payments to council
    2. make facilities installed under the approval available for use by the public at specified times or over specified periods
    3. take specified precautions to protect the safety of persons who enter the land subject to the approval
    4. properly maintain equipment and facilities
    5. insure themselves and the council against liability for injury, loss or damage arising on the land subject to the approval.

Administering agency

Logan City Council

Contact details

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

Logan City Council

Operating address: 150 Wembley Road
Logan Central, Queensland 4114
Mailing address: PO Box 3226
Logan City DC, Queensland 4114
Phone: 07 3412 3412
Fax: 07 3412 3444
Website: Logan City Council (Opens in new window)