Approval to use public areas and roads - Longreach Regional Council - Queensland


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

  • depositing goods or materials
  • conducting commercial activities on public parks, reserves and venues
  • 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


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.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $132.60

Road permit. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $65.40

Use of roads (not for profit excluded). Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $34.11

Commercial use of roads in or adjacent to the commercial zone, per standard parking space per day. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $6.66

Commercial use of roads in or adjacent to the commercial zone, per 5 square metres of footpath per day. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $73.74

Display of goods on a footpath. Fees for 2023-24

General Application All -

Additional fees may apply, please contact your council for information on fees to be submitted.


Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Administering agency

Longreach Regional Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.