Noise Approval (EPA) - Victoria


You will need this approval if you intend to:

  • hold an event outside the hours of 12 midday and 11 pm (for events longer than five hours, the times are 12 midday - 10 pm)
  • plan to hold more than 6 events in a financial year.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • provide a description of the type of event
  • provide which days you wish to have the event on
  • provide details of the likely impact on the local community
  • provide evidence of community engagement
  • provide written advice from the local council
  • provide your noise management plan.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Noise Approval - Please contact the EPA for Application Information.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Noise Legislation (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1970 Victoria

Approval time

Please allow a minimum of 45 days prior to your event for approval.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Environment Protection Authority Victoria

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:

Approvals Officer

Environment Protection Authority Victoria

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Operating address: 200 Victoria Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4395
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 372 842
Fax: 03 9695 2610
Website: Environment Protection Authority Victoria (Opens in new window)