Permit to Conduct an Event on Public Land - Greater Bendigo City Council - 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 note that you will be required to have adequate public liability insurance ($10 million minimum). Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Community or general event gathering fees range between $0 and $99, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. You will be required to pay a bond of $250 for events with more than fifty people attending. Fees for 2020-21.

Apply Application All $140.00

Private and commercial events or wedding ceremony.  You will be required to pay a bond of $300. Fees for 2020-21.

Apply Application All -

Major event fees may vary and you will be required to pay a bond of $500. Please contact the responsible council for more information. Fees for 2020-21.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law

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

Greater Bendigo City Council

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

Greater Bendigo City Council

Operating address: 195 - 229 Lyttleton Terrace
Bendigo, Victoria 3550
Mailing address: PO BOX 733
Bendigo, Victoria 3552
Phone: 03 5434 6000
Fax: 03 5434 6200
Email: enquiries@bendigo.vic.gov.au
Website: Greater Bendigo City Council (Opens in new window)