Approval to use local government areas and roads - Central Highlands Regional Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this approval to undertake activities on local government areas and roads. This includes activities such as:

  • the driving or leading of animals to cross a road
  • depositing of goods or materials
  • holding a public place activity, excluding the operation of a temporary entertainment event.

A public place activity can refer to any of the following:

  • the placing of a display or information booth
  • conducting a social gathering or meeting of more than 50 people
  • exercising a right of occupation and use of a specified part of a council area by an incorporated association
  • conducting a street parade, festival, fundraiser, vintage car display, novelty vehicle race or training event.

If you require development approval and receive approval for your activities on council land as part of that approval process, you will not need to obtain a separate approval.

Service type

Licence

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

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 your council for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for approval to use local government areas and roads - Please contact your council for information on the current application process and relevant form.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

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

Central Highlands 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:

Central Highlands Regional Council

Queensland
Operating address: 65 Egerton Street
Emerald, Queensland 4720
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Emerald, Queensland 4720
Phone: 1300 242 686
Fax: 1300 242 687
Email: enquiries@chrc.qld.gov.au
Website: Central Highlands Regional Council (Opens in new window)