Approval to use local government areas and roads - Brisbane City Council - Queensland

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to undertake activities on local government roads and areas. Local government areas include parks, reserves, foreshores, bathing reserves, and council controlled venues. Examples of these activities include but are not limited to:

  • sport and recreational events or competitions (including commercial skate events)
  • weddings
  • special events (e.g. fair, fete, markets or functions)
  • concerts
  • promotions
  • conferences
  • training
  • filming and photography
  • circuses
  • horse / camel / pony rides
  • equipment hire (including aquatic equipment).

If you require a Development Permit and receive approval for your activities on council land under this permit, you do not need to obtain council approval.

Please contact your local council for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please use the contact details for information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

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

  • making periodic payments to council
  • making facilities installed under the approval available for use by the public at specified times or other specified periods
  • taking specified precautions to protect the safety of persons who enter the land subject to the approval
  • proper maintenance of equipment and facilities
  • certain levels of liability insurance.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please contact the Council for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Local law(s) name

Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014

Application process

To apply you will need to complete the relevant application form and submit it to council with the appropriate fee.

Transfer

This approval cannot be transferred.

Additional information

Your council regulates the use of local government areas and roads in order to:

  • provide for appropriate public access for active and passive recreation
  • protect the safety of persons using local government areas and roads
  • preserve features of the natural and built environment and other aspects of amenity

Your council may:

  • prohibit you from bringing animals, or animals of a specified species, into an area
  • grant you an approval to occupy and use a specified part of an area.

Administering agency

Brisbane 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:

Enquiries

Brisbane City Council

Operating address: Library and Customer Centre
Level 1
266 George Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1434
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3403 8888
Phone: 13 32 63
Website: Brisbane City Council (Opens in new window)