Permit to Conduct Activities in a Public Place - Kingborough Council - Tasmania


You will require this permit if you intend to conduct activities in a public place. Public places include reserves, parks, marine facilities, car parks or roads. Activities include but are not limited to:

  • amusement or entertainment for financial reward
  • erecting cairns or memorials
  • re-fuelling a vessel at a marine facility
  • assemblies, preaching or public speaking
  • balls, and dances
  • bands, concerts or other musical entertainment
  • beg, solicit, induce or collect gifts, whether of money or other item, for any purpose
  • climbing buildings, trees, shrubs or any other structures
  • deposit refuse, waste or noxious waste
  • driving, parking or leaving a vehicle, except on a constructed road set aside by Council
  • dismantling, painting, washing or repairing a vehicle unless it is necessary in order to enable the vehicle to be removed from the road
  • parking or leaving a vehicle for the purpose of offering the vehicle for sale
  • leaving or abandoning a watercraft
  • fairs and fetes
  • functions, parties or receptions
  • marking out a track or route
  • games, pastimes and public entertainment
  • landing or launching an aircraft in a recreation reserve
  • consume, possess, sell or supply liquor
  • dropping any article or thing from an aircraft onto a recreation reserve
  • raffles or prize contests
  • ride or lead a horse
  • activities with animals
  • using skates, bicycles, skateboards or similar
  • collect wood or timber
  • distribute advertising or promotional activities
  • mark, write or deface Council property
  • organised sporting activities, contests, competition, practice or training.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You may require appropriate insurance cover, depending on the particular activity you intend to undertake.


As specified.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Permit to Conduct Activities in a Public Place - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 Tasmania

Local law(s) name

Parks, Recreation and Natural Areas By-Law 2 2011

Roads, Parking and Stormwater By-Law 4 2011

Administering agency

Kingborough 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:

Enquiries Officer

Kingborough Council

Operating address: 15 Channel Highway
Kingston, Tasmania 7050
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 1
Kingston, Tasmania 7050
Phone: 03 6211 8200
Fax: 03 6211 8211
Website: Kingborough Council (Opens in new window)