Entertainment venue or event licence (Logan) - Queensland


An entertainment event requires this approval, however it is not required for events organised by a school, church, charity or subject to a lease or tenancy agreement with council.

Temporary events in a council park require approval from council's Parks Branch.

Entertainment venues do not require a local law licence however, planning approval may be required.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

  • Prior to submitting your application you should ensure the site has relevant development approval to prevent the application being delayed.
  • Plumbing approval may also be required for any new plumbing works carried out on site.
  • Building approval may also be required for any new building works carried out on site.
  • Contact the Water Business Branch of council to ascertain whether a permit to discharge trade waste to sewer is required.


The licence will be issued for the duration of the event applied for.

Other resources

Application process

You can obtain this licence by completing and submitting a Local Law Licence Application New Licence/Amendment/Transfer
Markets & Events, with the required fees to council.

You must submit the following documents with the application:

  • A site plan (1:100 scale) indicating location of the building(s), tenancy subject to the application, car parking, landscaped areas, external toilets and vehicle access
  • A floor plan (1:50 scale) indicating event layout, including exits, seating areas and all facilities, the location of sanitary facilities and their type
  • A current certificate of compliance issued by the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service
  • Written consent of the owner of the premises (if applicant is not the owner)
  • An event management plan
  • A noise management plan
  • A waste management plan.

Application forms and information kits are available on council's website.

Additional information

Pre-lodgement meetings: council provides a pre-lodgement meeting service.

To establish the viability of purchasing a business, it is strongly recommended that the potential purchaser apply for a Non-Residential Property Information. This search may provide the potential purchaser with either a database report or inspection of the business for legal compliance pursuant to the relevant legislaiton.

Local Government Toolbox is an initiative of South East Queensland Councils providing standardised information on a number of permits, licences, approvals and registrations. This information is available by following the links on the council's website.

Administering agency

Logan City Council

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Logan City Council

Operating address: 150 Wembley Road
Logan Central, Queensland 4114
Mailing address: PO Box 3226
Logan City DC, Queensland 4114
Phone: 07 3412 3412
Fax: 07 3412 3444
Email: council@logan.qld.gov.au
Website: Logan City Council (Opens in new window)