Approval to use local government areas and roads - Torres Strait Island 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 Amount Description
Apply Application All $71.00

Driving or leading of animals to cross a road. Fees for 2021-22.

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

Torres Strait Island 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:

Torres Strait Island Regional Council

Queensland
Mailing address: PO BOX 7336
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Phone: 07 4034 5700
Fax: 07 4034 5750
Email: info@TSIRC.qld.gov.au
Website: Torres Strait Island Regional Council (Opens in new window)