Approval to use public areas and roads - Torres Strait Island Regional Council - Queensland

Description

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

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.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $80.00

Driving or leading of animals to cross a road. Additional fees may apply, please contact your council for information on fees to be submitted. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

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.