Permit to Conduct an Event on Public Land - Surf Coast Shire 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 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 specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Event Application Form - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Great Ocean Road Coast Committee - Events on Coastal Reserves Information and Application Form - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All VicRoads - Events Application Checklist (Opens in new window)
Comply All Accessible Events Guide - PDF (Opens in new window)
Comply All Surf Coast Shire Events Guide - PDF (Opens in new window)
Comply All Promoting Your Event Guide on the Surf Coast - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
General All Great Ocean Road Coast Committee Event Information - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity Local Law 1 2011

Application process

Apply

Please lodge your application directly with Council. You will then be advised of other permits you will need to obtain.

Approval time

Please submit at least three months in advance for smaller events and up to twelve months in advance for larger events. Applications for use of the coastal / foreshore areas must be made by mid June each year.

Administering agency

Surf Coast Shire 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 Team

Surf Coast Shire Council

Operating address: 1 Merrijig Drive
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Mailing address: PO BOX 350
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Phone: 03 5261 0600
Email: info@surfcoast.vic.gov.au
Website: Surf Coast Shire Council (Opens in new window)