Permit to Conduct an Event on Public Land - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct an event or gathering on public land. Public land includes roads, reserves and parks.

To hold an event on a road, you must apply to the appropriate authority. If your event only impacts upon local roads, please contact your local council for permission. If your event impacts upon any major road or freeway, then you will need to contact VicRoads for permission. In either case, you must notify Victoria Police of the upcoming event.

Events can cover (but are not limited to):

  • circus
  • carnival
  • festival
  • street party
  • or similar.

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 Amount Description
Apply Application All $6.00

Party parking permit (two days and one night). Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Application All $90.00

Event and promotion application fee. Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Application All $148.00

Temporary signage (up to fourteen days). Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Application All $7472.00

Event using both South Beach Reserve and St Kilda foreshore up to 5000 participants. Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Application All $6315.00

South Beach reserve events. Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Application All -

Other event fees range between $287 and $25000, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Application All $10235.00

Combination of reserve and road use event for up to 2000 registered participants (for each registered participant over 2001 an additional fee of $5.10 is required). Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Variation All $60.00

Amendment to an event approval. Fees for 2018-19.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Event Permit 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.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity Local Law 1 2013

Administering agency

City of Port Phillip

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 and Promotions Officer

City of Port Phillip

Operating address: 99a Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Victoria 3182
Mailing address: Private Bag 3
St Kilda
Victoria 3182
Phone: 03 9209 6678
Fax: 03 9536 2722
Email: eventpermits@portphillip.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Port Phillip (Opens in new window)