Licence for a Place of Assembly - Tasmania

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to:

  • operate, use or manage a place as a place of assembly
  • conduct any entertainment at a place of assembly
  • lease or offer for lease a place as a place of assembly.  

A place of assembly is an outdoor place or area and includes:

  • places used for entertaining members of the public
  • places used for social and recreational purposes
  • any school or other place or area used for community or public purposes.  

This licence is generally required for specific mass outdoor public events where 1000 people or more will be present for two or more hours. Public events may include any:

  • performance
  • exhibition
  • circus
  • festival
  • food festival
  • pageant
  • regatta
  • sports event
  • dance
  • publicly advertised lecture.

Please note that as the holder of this licence, you must use the place in accordance with any condition of the licence, any relevant guidelines and in a manner that does not pose a threat to public health. If you intend to sell alcohol or food at an event, you must also obtain the relevant food and liquor licences.  

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You will be required to provide the following information in support of your licence application:

  • maximum number of persons attending at any given time
  • number of male and female toilets
  • fire evacuation plan endorsed by the Tasmanian Fire Service
  • event site plan
  • event program (if available)
  • copies of temporary occupancy permits for any temporary structures such as stages, tents, marquees and tiered seating.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Not more than 12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $70.00 Public events, one day.
Apply Application All $219.00

Specific events, greater than 1 day.

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 TAS

Administering agency

Meander Valley Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer, Environmental Health Services

Meander Valley Council

Operating address: 26 Lyall Street
Westbury
TAS 7303
Mailing address: PO BOX 102
Westbury, Tasmania 7303
Phone: 03 6393 5300