Approval to use local government areas and roads - Sunshine Coast Regional Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this approval if you intend 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
  • organising a sporting activity of region, State or national significance
  • 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 Amount Description
Apply Application All $65.00

Application fee for a formal ceremony on public land. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $277.00

Application fee for a temporary event on public land. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $886.00

Application fee for a high impact event on public or private land. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $637.00

Application fee for a high-use / high-impact commercial use of community land. Fees for 2021-22

Other resources

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

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Contact details

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Enquiries

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Queensland
Operating address: 10 First Avenue
Maroochydore, Queensland 4558
Operating address: 1 Omrah Avenue
Caloundra, Queensland 4551
Operating address: 140 Currie Street
Nambour, Queensland 4560
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 72
Sunshine Coast MC, Queensland 4560
Phone: 03 5475 7272
Phone: 1300 007 272
Fax: 07 5475 7277
Email: mail@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au
Website: Sunshine Coast Regional Council (Opens in new window)