Permit to Conduct an Event on Public Land - Colac Otway Shire - 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 your event will be held 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 ($20 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.

Commencement

Please allow a minimum of 8 weeks for your event application form to be processed.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

PoPE single event:

  • application for Place of Public Entertainment (PoPE) Permit <500 persons - $153.00
  • application for Place of Public Entertainment (PoPE) Permit 500-2000 persons - $203.00
  • application for Place of Public Entertainment (PoPE) Permit >2000 persons - $254.00.   

PoPE multi year event (in addition to single event fee for additional years):

  • application for Place of Public Entertainment (PoPE) Permit <500 persons, additional per year fee - $153.00
  • application for Place of Public Entertainment (PoPE) Permit 500-2000 persons, additional per year fee - $203.00
  • application for Place of Public Entertainment (PoPE) Permit >2000 persons, additional per year fee - $254.00.

Fees for event trailer hire:

  • commercial - $330.00
  • not for profit - $110.00.

Wedding fee - $90.00.

Street party / festival fee - $220.00.

Circus fee - $170.00.

Fees for 2021-22

Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 2 2013

Additional information

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.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Events Officer

Colac Otway Shire

Victoria
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
Email: inq@colacotway.vic.gov.au
Website: Colac Otway Shire (Opens in new window)