Approval to use public areas and roads - Brisbane City Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this approval to undertake activities on public land and roads. This includes activities such as:

  • driving or leading animals to cross a road
  • depositing 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:

  • placing 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 public 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

Certain conditions may be placed on your approval, such as:

  • making periodic payments to the council or local authority
  • 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
  • holding specified public liability insurance cover.

Fees

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Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Other resources

Application process

Apply

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 or local authority regulates the use of public 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 or local authority 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

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Enquiries

Brisbane City Council

Queensland
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)