Permit to Conduct an Event on Public Land - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct an event or gathering on public land. Public land includes roads, reserves and parks.

To hold an event on a road, you must apply to the appropriate authority. If your event only impacts upon local roads, please contact your local council for permission. If your event impacts upon any major road or freeway, then you will need to contact VicRoads for permission. In either case, you must notify Victoria Police of the upcoming event.

Events can cover (but are not limited to):

  • circus
  • carnival
  • festival
  • street party
  • or similar.

This permit also covers special events in areas in which your local Council's planning scheme does not allow.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • submit your application six months in advance for a large scale event or two months prior for other types of events
  • hold public liability insurance of $10 million
  • have comprehensive details of infrastructure and facilities for the proposed event
  • have a waste management plan
  • provide the appropriate health and safety measures
  • provide council with any other details as required.

For more information please see the Special Events Information Pack.

Duration

The permit will be in force for the duration of the event.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Event permit fees range between $150 and $548, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Miscellaneous All $350.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application to Conduct a Non-Road Activity on a Highway (Opens in new window)
Apply All Expression of Interest Form - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Application to Conduct Races Under the Road Safety (Traffic Management) Regulations (Opens in new window)

Lodgement process

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation to the Arts, Events and Tourism Department of Council six months prior to a large scale event or two months prior for all other events.

Administering agency

Hobsons Bay City Council

Contact details

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

Events Officer

Hobsons Bay City Council

Operating address: 115 Civic Parade
Altona, Victoria 3018
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Altona, Victoria 3018
Phone: 03 9932 1000
Fax: 03 9932 1039
Email: customerservice@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au