Approval to use local government areas and roads - Weipa Town Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this approval if you intend to undertake activities on local government roads and areas, which include parks, reserves, foreshores, bathing reserves, and council controlled venues. You will also need approval for an activity which might use or obstruct a footpath. 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. fairs, fetes, markets or functions)
  • concerts
  • promotions
  • conferences
  • training
  • circuses
  • horse / camel / pony rides
  • equipment hire (including aquatic equipment)
  • temporary market stalls
  • sidewalk stalls
  • property renovation / rubbish removal that requires a skip bin or other temporary structure.

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.

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 Amount Description
Apply Application All -

For all other fees, please contact your council for information on fees to be submitted.

Apply Application All $155.00

Temporary food stall permit - for profit (permit for one location and up to three consecutive dates).

Apply Application All $764.00 Mobile vendor.
Apply Application All $350.00 Mobile vendor for six months.
Apply Application All $90.00 Mobile vendor for a single day.
Apply Application All $120.00

Mobile vendor for up to 3 days per financial year.

Renew Renewal All $509.00 Mobile vendor.
Transfer Transfer All $75.00 Mobile vendor.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Approval to use local government areas and roads - Please contact your council for information on the current application process and relevant form.
Apply All Application for temporary food stall (profit organisations) (Opens in new window)
Apply All Notification of temporary food stall (not for profit organisations only) (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Temporary food stall licence (Opens in new window)

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

Weipa Town 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:

Weipa Town Council

Operating address: 1 Hibberd Drive
Rocky Point, Queensland 4874
Mailing address: PO BOX 420
Weipa, Queensland 4874
Phone: 07 4030 9400
Email: admin@weipatownauthority.com.au
Website: Weipa Town Council (Opens in new window)