Commercial use of jetties (Barcaldine) - Barcaldine Regional Council - Queensland


This licence may be regulated by Council.  Contact Council for further information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You may have to meet the following approval conditions:

  • enact measures to protect the safety of persons who may be involved in, or affected by, your activity
  • enact measures to ensure your activity does not cause a nuisance
  • comply with all relevant government and industry standards
  • make periodic payments to the council
  • make facilities installed under the licence available for use by the public at specified times or over specified periods
  • provision and maintenance of furniture, fittings, equipment, chattels, services and facilities
  • prescribe the location and method of entry and exit to the boat ramp or jetty
  • remove any rubbish created by the activity and ensure the boat ramp or jetty is kept in the same condition as before the activity commenced
  • indemnify the council against claims for personal injury and damage to property arising by, through, or in connection with your activity
  • prescribe the amount, size, content and type of signage that may be installed or erected.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Application process


To apply for this approval, you must:

  • complete the approved application form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

You may be required to provide the following with your application:

  • details of the purpose and nature of the activity
  • details of the number of persons to be involved, including participants and employees
  • details of any structure or equipment
  • specification of the points of entry and exit
  • a statement detailing your experience and qualifications, including those of your staff
  • if your activity involves a motor vehicle or a ship, provide details including the colour, make, body and type, the owner's name, address and written consent, registration number, maximum lawful seating capacity, fuel type, and weight
  • if your activity includes a motor vehicle or a ship, provide evidence that use of the motor vehicle or ship on or at the boat ramp or jetty is consistent with the design specifications of the boat ramp or jetty.

Additional information

Your council regulates the use of boat ramps and jetties to:

  • provide for equitable access and use of jetties
  • provide for public health and safety.

You must not park any vehicle at the shore end of any jetty, barge loading ramp or boat ramp to obstruct or interfere with (or be likely to obstruct or interfere with) access to or from the jetty.

Administering agency

Barcaldine 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:

Barcaldine Regional Council

Operating address: 71 Ash Street
Queensland 4725
Mailing address: PO Box 191
Queensland 4725
Phone: 07 4651 5600
Fax: 07 4651 1778
Website: Barcladine Regional Council (Opens in new window)