Approval to Operate a Public Entertainment Venue (Cairns) - Cairns Regional Council - Queensland

Description

You need this approval to establish or operate an entertainment venue. An entertainment venue includes a building, room, garden or other place that is open to the public for entertainment. It does not include a shop or licensed premises.

You need to check that zoning is appropriate prior to submitting your approval application.

Council must review the establishment of entertainment venues to:

  • ensure that entertainment venues comply with appropriate standards of health and safety

  • protect the amenity of areas in which entertainment venues are situated

  • regulate the use of public entertainment venues, as well as the activities conducted there


Examples of entertainment venues are:

  • cinema

  • museum

  • ten-pin bowling center

  • zoo

  • indoor sports center

  • music or performance venue

  • amusement arcade

  • water park

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

Council determines the length of time this licence remains in effect.

Application process

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

In reviewing your application, council will consider the following factors:

  • Does the public entertainment venue contain a sufficient number of toilets and infant change tables?
  • Can waste generated during operation of the venue be adequately collected and disposed of?
  • Do the premises comply with the relevant environmental, health and safety standards required by law?
  • Does the intended use of the public entertainment venue comply with Council's Planning Scheme?

Transfer

You cannot transfer this licence.

Administering agency

Cairns Regional Council

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries

Cairns Regional Council

Operating address: 119 - 145 Spence Street
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Mailing address: PO BOX 359
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Phone: 1300 692 247
Email: council@cairns.qld.gov.au
Website: Cairns Regional Council (Opens in new window)