Permit to Conduct an Event on Public Land - City of Greater Geelong - Victoria

Description

You will need this permit if you intend to conduct an event on a road, reserve, park or other public land. Types of events that may need this permit include:

  • circuses
  • carnivals
  • festivals
  • processions
  • gatherings
  • street parties.

If you will be holding your event on a road you will need to notify Victoria Police and the relevant council (for local roads) or VicRoads (for major roads and freeways).

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements. Please note that you will be required to have adequate public liability insurance ($10 million minimum).

If you intend to erect structures for your event, you may require other permits. A liquor licence will be required if liquor is to be consumed.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Forms

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

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Neighbourhood Amenity Local Law 2014

Approval time

Please allow a minimum of eight weeks for the application to be processed. Large or major events, please allow a minimu of twelve to eighteen months for approval.

Administering agency

City of Greater Geelong

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:

Events Services Unit

City of Greater Geelong

Mailing address: PO BOX 104
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Phone: 03 5272 5272
Fax: 03 5272 4277
Email: events@geelongcity.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Greater Geelong (Opens in new window)