Entertainment venues (Somerset) - Queensland

Description

You need this licence to establish or operate an entertainment venue. An entertainment venue includes a building, room, garden or other place that is open to the public for entertainment. It does not include a shop or licensed premises.

You need to check that zoning is appropriate prior to submitting your licence application.

Service type

Licence

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

Application process

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

In reviewing your application, council will consider the following factors:

  • Does the public entertainment venue contain a sufficient number of sanitary conveniences for both sexes?
  • Can refuse generated during operation of the venue be adequately collected and disposed of?
  • Do the premises comply with the relevant environmental, health and safety standards required by law?
  • Does the intended use of the public entertainment venue comply with Council's Planning Scheme?

Additional information

Council licenses entertainment venues to:

  • ensure that entertainment venues comply with appropriate standards of health and safety
  • protect the amenity of areas in which entertainment venues are situated
  • regulate the use of public entertainment venues, as well as the activities conducted there

The following activities are business activities:

  • fairs
  • fetes
  • fun days
  • drive ins
  • markets
  • clubs
  • museums
  • circuses.

Administering agency

Somerset 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:

Somerset Regional Council

Operating address: 2 Redbank Street
Esk, Queensland 4312
Mailing address: PO BOX 117
Esk, Queensland 4312
Phone: 07 5424 4000
Fax: 07 5424 4099
Email: mail@somerset.qld.gov.au
Website: Somerset Regional Council (Opens in new window)