Outdoor Music Noise and Event Permit - Victoria


You may require a permit for music noise emitted from your:

  • outdoor entertainment venue
  • outdoor entertainment event.

This applies to:

  • businesses who want to hold public outdoor music events, like concerts
  • people in the community who want to hold public outdoor events such as local community festivals, where music is part of the event.
  • businesses and people in the community who want to extend an event or concert beyond the standard operating hours, or to operate more than six concerts in a financial year.

Service type


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


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Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 2017 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection Regulations 2021 Victoria

Approval time

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

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Environment Protection Authority Victoria

Contact details

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