Approval to conduct a temporary entertainment event - Ipswich City Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this approval to conduct a temporary entertainment event which is open to the public. A temporary entertainment event may include any of the following:

  • concerts
  • live performances
  • circuses
  • special events (e.g. fairs, fetes or functions)
  • sport and recreational events or competitions
  • markets (including market stalls)
  • amusement rides
  • conferences
  • weddings.

You will require this approval if the patron capacity at your event goes beyond your local council's permitted limit.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You may be required to submit a site plan, a noise management plan and an event management plan with your temporary entertainment event application.

You may also be required to hold the following certificates before an approval for a temporary entertainment event can be issued:

  • Queensland Fire and Rescue Service endorsement of evacuation plan
  • Workplace Health and Safety certification for amusement rides
  • electricians certificate for generator enhanced power supply
  • public liability insurance certificate.

Your council may also place certain conditions on your approval, such as:

  • displaying the approval in the manner, and at the locations
  • producing the approval for inspection by an authorised person on demand
  • making facilities installed under the approval available for use by the public at specified times or other specified periods
  • taking precautions to protect the safety of persons who enter the land subject to the approval
  • providing proper maintenance of equipment and facilities.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Your event will be monitored to ensure you are complying with your approval conditions. If your event includes live bands or amplified music, they may also conduct noise monitoring.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $670.00

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $1565.00

Traffic control (major). Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $355.00

Traffic control (minor). Fees for 2021-22

Apply Inspection All $293.00

Per hour. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Miscellaneous All -

Bond - Access Type 1. You do not need to pay a bond.

Bond for temporary entertainment event on local government controlled areas where:

  • vehicle access requested for the purpose of moving materials or structure/s in or out of one's property on a one-off basis. e.g. to set up jumping castle
  • minimal infrastructure such as tent or jumping castle is being erected
  • minimal risk of community nuisance and safety impacts.
Apply Miscellaneous All $880.00

Bond - Access Type 2. Fees for 2021-22

Bond for temporary entertainment event on local government controlled areas where:

  • access requested for minor infrastructure whereby vehicles no larger than utility size are delivering materials or services.
  • more than just standard infrastructure being erected i.e. more than one inflatable entertainment item, stalls set up etc.
  • more potential risk of community nuisance and safety impacts.
Apply Miscellaneous All $1485.00

Bond - Access Type 3. Fees for 2021-22

Bond for temporary entertainment event on local government controlled area, where:

  • access requested for any property works whereby vehicles exceeding the size of a utility are delivering materials or services.
  • extensive infrastructure proposed that may impact on the amenity and access to the park.
  • higher risk of community nuisance and safety impacts e.g. noise, traffic, security.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Administering agency

Ipswich City 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:

Ipswich City Council

Queensland
Operating address: Ground Floor
1 Nicholas Street
Ipswich, Queensland 4305
Mailing address: PO BOX 191
Ipswich, Queensland 4305
Phone: 07 3810 6666
Fax: 07 3810 6731
Email: council@ipswich.qld.gov.au
Website: Ipswich City Council (Opens in new window)