Permit to Consume or Possess Liquor in Public Places - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to consume or possess liquor in unsealed containers in public places, or make liquor consumption in public available to others.

Places covered by this permit may vary, and include all those owned, occupied, managed or cared for by your local council to which the public has access (whether or not on the payment of an admittance fee, such as for a special public celebration or event), this also includes within a motor vehicle that is within or on a public place.

Your council may stipulate certain areas and times for which this permit is required.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for this permit you must have public liability insurance ($10,000,000 minimum), and abide by any restrictions or limitations placed on your operations by Council.


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $150.00

Fees for 2017-18.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Permit to Consume or Possess Liquor in Public Places - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Local law(s) name

Consumption of Alcohol in Public Places Local Law 1 2013

Application process


You will need to attach proof of your public liability insurance to your application form.

Administering agency

Colac Otway Shire

Contact details

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

Compliance Unit

Colac Otway Shire

Operating address: 2-6 Rae Street
Colac, Victoria, 3250
Mailing address: PO BOX 283
Colac, Victoria 3250
Phone: 03 5232 9400
Fax: 03 5232 9586
Website: Colac Otway Shire (Opens in new window)